Abigail would love to roll over in bed and go back to sleep, it is her sixteenth birthday after all! But for Mother it is just business as usual and this means Abigail must fetch the eggs from the Logan’s farm just outside of their little town of Gettysburg. On her way she notices all the new soldiers milling about town, but it is not until she is heading down Chambersburg Pike that she realizes this is to be no ordinary day. She has just walked into a great big battle!
This historical fiction book tells the story of Abigail’s experience during the battle of Gettysburg that took place during the American Civil War. Abigail is right in the thick of the action and she not only experiences war first-hand, she also experiences her first love.
This title is perfect for middle grade readers who love history.