The short story which is about 3225 words long is appropriates for students in grades 4 to 6. The story was written by Keith Brandt. This 20 question quiz was written by Sallie Ditsch. It is mostly multiple choice, but also has a few questions that ask students to locate similes on given pages and write them. Teacher can read the story aloud if only one copy is available. This is good supplemental material when studying the American Revolution.