Even though Mama is an agent on the Underground Railroad, in order to help others she must remain a slave, but she teaches her daughter the value of freedom through a gift of love and sacrifice. A picture book.
Contents: From apprentice to master -- From fugitive to lieutenant -- Early years of a new navy -- Across the Atlantic -- The wait and the great battle -- A forgotten hero. John Paul Jones has a Fredericksburg connection through his family.
This examination of the events surrounding the pivotal Revolutionary War battle that led to the defeat of the British forces at Yorktown, Virginia, focuses on the central role of General George Washington.
In the early years of the Revolutionary War, eleven-year-old Thomas and his family escape a bloody massacre at Wyoming Valley and endure innumerable hardships as they try to make their way to Philadelphia.