Synopses & Reviews
All his life, Tim Meeker has looked up to his brother Sam. Sams smart and brave, and always knows the right thing to do. In fact, everyone in town had admired Sam Meeker. Until now. Now Sam is part of the new American Revolutionary Army. He talks about defeating the British and becoming independent and free. But not everyone in town wants to be a part of this new America. Most people are loyal supporters of the English king—especially Tim and Sams father. The war is raging and Tim knows hell have to make a choice. But how can he choose—when it means fighting his father on one side, and fighting his brother on the other?
About the Author
James Lincoln Collier has written many books for children, including Give Dad My Best
and Planet Out of the Past
. Mr. Collier has also contributed more than five hundred articles to the New York Times Magazine, Readers Digest
, and Boys Life
Christopher Collier is a recently retired Professor of History from the University of Connecticut. His field is Early American History, especially the history of Connecticut and the American Revolution.