Rebellious colonists have dumped a shipment of tea into Boston Harbor, and all around Katie, men are arming themselves for war. Neighbors don't speak to each other anymore and someone even hissed Tory! at Katie because her parents are loyal to England. One unforgettable day, the rebels come. Katie's father tells the family to hide in the woods, but Katie runs back to defend her home. As the rebels rush in to loot the house, Katie hides in her mother's wedding trunk. In a surprise ending, one of the rebels unexpectedly saves her from being discovered, and Katie realizes there may be goodness even in those who seem to be enemies. Ann Turner, acclaimed for her powerful historical picture books, tells the gripping story of one Tory girl's experiences during revolutionary times.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - angela.knox - LibraryThing
Summary: This story is about a young girl name Katie and her experience during the Boston Tea Party. She could feel it in the air, the feeling of something bad going to happen. That day, her father ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - nkwak1 - LibraryThing
I didn't really like this book because of the perspective that it's told in. The point of view was from that of a child therefore children may be trying to sympathize with the character however the ... Read full review