At first, 13-year-old Hattie and her family find the wagon train adventue exciting, but as time passes, death, disease, weather, and the terrain make it a tedious and dangerous trip. Through Hattie's diary, the rigors - and the joys - of this fascinating era in history are deftly chronicled.
Through diary entries, 11-year-old Abby Stewart, whose family lives near Valley Forge, records what it must have been like to live among the soldiers, along with the myriad emotions that a young girl might have had toward them and the war. This realistic look at the Revolutionary War is rounded out with lengthy historical notes, as well as an epilogue that reveals the fates of these fictional characters.
FORMAT: UnabridgedNARRATOR: TBAAbigail Jane Stewart returns in this brand-new sequel to THE WINTER OF RED SNOW. The Revolutionary War toils on, but the Stewart family can no longer avoid getting involved. Abby's father joins the Continental Army, while Abby, her mother, and her sister become camp followers. They face daily hardships alongside the troops and continue to spend time helping the Washingtons. Filled with romance and adventure, Abby's...