Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 104 pages, 8.5 × 6.13 × 0.25 in
Published: October 5, 2012
Publisher: American Girl Publishing Inc
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1593698925
ISBN - 13: 9781593698928
From the Publisher
A letter arrives for Caroline, asking her to come help her uncle Aaron and cousin Lydia on their new farm for the summer. Although Caroline is reluctant to leave her famiy, she''s eager to lend a hand. So when she suspects that a thief has been stealing much-needed food from the farm, Caroline helps keep watch to guard against the uninvited visitor. Then she makes an unexpected discovery - and learns that some things are not as simple as they seem. The illustrated "Looking Back" section explores how America changed at the end of the War of 1812.
About the Author
Kathleen Ernst received a degree in forestry from West Virginia University. Before becoming a full time writer in 2004, she worked at an outdoor living history museum called Old World Wisconsin for 12 years and as a television writer. Her first published historical fiction novels were The Night Riders of Harpers Ferry and The Bravest Girl in Sharpsburg. She has also written numerous American Girl novels including 6 books about Caroline Abbott published in 2012. Her other works include Hearts of Stone, the Chloe Ellefson Mystery series, and the nonfiction book Too Afraid to Cry: Maryland Civilians in the Antietam Campaign.