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Abigail Jane Stewart, called Abby by her family and friends, is eleven years old and living in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania when the American army arrives there in December 1777. Abby is mostly worried about her mother and her new baby brother, because five of her brothers died in infancy and she is afraid for this new baby. She thinks war is an adventure and doesn’t understand how serious it is.

However, when Abby, her mother, and her two sisters get a job doing laundry for General Washington, Abb

On of the best Dear America books I have ever read makes you want to read the next book.
Megan Marie
Jul 27, 2010 Megan Marie marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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