The Revolutionary War represents an amazing period that has something important to say to practically everyone. This book is wonderful for offering the perspective of a young girl’s experiences with this vital part of our history. It is the fictional diary of Abigail Stewart, an 11-year-old from Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. The material offers a picture of 18th century America while simultaneously letting us see the way this main character matures from an innocent who views war as an adventure to a far more sophisticated person who understands the sacrifices being made. It is history come alive through its vivid details and powerful feelings.
Have your children read The Winter of Red Snow? What did they think of the book?
The Winter of Red Snow sits on the shelf of the Reading Kingdom’s “Reading for Kids.” Have a book you think belongs on our shelf? Let us know in the comments below.