Caroline's Battle (american Girls Collection)
- Number of Pages: 104
- English (Unknown)
- English (Original Language)
- English (Published)
Caroline's father has just returned when they receive frightening news--British warships are sailing to attack Sackets Harbor. But when the battle seems lost, Mama gives her a terrible order: burn the shipyard towards the ground. Every grown man, including Papa, has been called to defend the village. Mama and Caroline are left alone to guard Abbott's Shipyard as the battlefront draws ever closer. The illustrated"Looking Back"section discusses the writing of"The Star-Spangled Banner"along employing the burning of the White House during the War of 1812. Will Caroline actually be in a position to do what ought to be completed? Caroline knows she should be brave to aid maintain Papa's shipyard safe.
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