The classic story of one family torn apart by the Revolutionary War All his life, Tim Meeker has looked up to his brother. Sam is smart and brave, and is now a part of the American Revolution. Not everyone in town wants to be a part of the rebellion. Most are supporters of the British, including Tim and Sam's father. With the war soon raging, Tim knows he will have to make a choice between the Revolutionaries and the Redcoats, and between his brother and his father.
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, Reader's Digest," and "Boy's 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.