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Mar 26, 2010 Rebecca rated it it was amazing · review of another edition
Eleven-year-old Hattie Crosby, daughter of Ellen Tandy from the first American Quilts book, is growing up on the Illinois prairie in 1856, at a time when the issue of slavery has already begun to tear the nation apart. Hattie's parents are abolitionists, especially her New Englander father, but Hattie's best friend, Dora June, is the daughter of the local constable, whose job lately has been to capture runaway slaves. Dora June's father forbids her to play with Hattie because he suspects Mr. Cro ...more