The Secret River
by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
illustrated by Leo & Diane Dillon
Summary: Young Calpurnia takes her dog, Buggy-horse, and follows her nose to a secret river in a Florida forest, where she catches enough fresh fish to feed her hungry neighbors, even after giving some to the forest creatures she meets on the way home.
Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2011.