In 1777 Massachusetts, after his parents are killed because of their loyalty to Great Britain, eleven-year-old Timothy is taken in by a parson and his wife.
Jeremy and his friend, called "Yankee Doodle" because of his love for fancy clothes, learn about the Sons of Liberty and the plans for the Boston Tea Party, in a story with facts on early Boston and the origins of the Revolution.
A young boy tries to convince his friend, a slave, that liberty and freedom is worth fighting for. Moses, an African-American slave boy, tells the story of his friendship with the son of the farm's master during the Revolutionary War.
The American Revolution is raging. Owen sees his father near death and wants to help. Find out what brave things he did to help out.
Teenage soldiers Michael and Ralph find a woman's dress in the bushes while serving with the Continental Army and are concerned about spies, but when they and their new comrade, Hugh, face the British they have other worries.
In 1778, having been traveling with George Washington's army since the British burned down their house, Rob and his mother find themselves in the middle of the fighting at the battle of Monmouth when, after Rob's father is wounded, they take charge of firing the cannon.
Twelve-year-old Jacob and his family face many hardships when they leave their home in Germany to start a new life in Texas.