Shining Hope Visits Niagara Falls

A fellow Airstream traveler and friend has written this delightful children’s book for ages 5 to 9.

It is an easy 10 chapter book with Fun Fact pages at the end. One set of facts are on Niagara Falls and the other on the Lakeside Park Carousel in St. Catharines, Ontario.



As a first-time international traveler, Gracie is worried about being so far from her home and family. But she is determined to conquer her fears. After experiencing all the wonder and adventures that Niagara Falls has to offer, Gracie soon realizes that home is wherever she roams in Shining Hope, the sparkly silver travel trailer!

The Adventures of Shining Hope is a children’s book series about a sparkly silver travel trailer’s journeys across North America. Children will experience the wonders of travel as they discover magical places, learn valuable camping and life lessons, and are inspired to spread happiness and become good stewards of our Earth. Gracie and Marshmallow, the book’s main characters, are sure to bring joy to every young reader.

  • Reading age : 5 – 9 years
  • Grade level : Kindergarten – 3
  • Item Weight : 5.3 ounces
  • Dimensions : 5.98 x 0.21 x 9.02 inches

About the Author

Libby Trostle loves going on adventures, with her husband Brad, in their very own sparkly, silver travel trailer. As someone who discovered the joys of RV travel late in life, she writes about her adventures through the eyes of a child in hopes of instilling a sense of travel and adventure in every young reader. In addition to being an author, Libby is an Airstream enthusiast, a commercial Drone pilot, a travel blogger, a wife, a mother, and a grandmother.

About the Illustrator

Abbey Miller is an illustrator with a focus on concept art and storytelling. She creates inclusive and immersive characters, environments, and illustrations for various storytelling mediums  including comics and children’s books. In her free time she enjoys baking, knitting, playing video games, and taking road trips!