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On the Edge of Revolution (Saddles, Stars and Stripes)
by Deborah Kent
Eliza Carter loves working for her father during the summer holidays. She drives her own team of horses, led by her special Conestoga horse, Clipper, hauling heavy wagons full of grain. But life changes dramatically when tensions in the new colony begin to rise and her twin brother joins local farmers in armed resistance against their British rulers. Suddenly she finds her ...more
Hardcover, 176 pages
Published October 1st 2006 by Kingfisher
(first published January 1st 2006)
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"On the Edge of Revolution" is about a girl named Eliza who lives on a Pennsylvania farm in 1774. She has her own horse named Clipper, leader for one of the three teams that pull wagons on the farm. When Eliza's twin brother, Jeremy, is supposed to ride his lead horse, Maura, and her team to the governor's mansion, he doesn't. What he does instead is go to his best friend's house to make a plan to conquer the British. Eliza takes on the responsibility of finding him. She sets out riding her big ...more