At the Mountain’s Base is a book release from Penguin Publishing through their new imprint Kokila centring on stories that have nuance and depth in the way children and young adults interpret their world. Traci Sorell, Cherokee, and Weshoyot Alvitre, Tongva/Scots-Gaelic, as author and illustrator respectively, have collaborated to publish At the Mountain’s Base. At The Mountain’s Base is a poem that uses vivid and colourful images to draw the reader from the mountain’s base to the hickory tree to the cabin where a family have gathered. Grandma is weaving and worrying about a family member who is not with them. There is singing for their daughter, a pilot who should be home again soon. The author’s note discusses the role of women in the Women Airforce Service and who were pilots including Oglala Lakota, Ola Mildred “Millie” Rexroat.