At first Will and Beth Smith are excited to see all the soldiers arriving in Boston Harbor. But that's before their brother-in-law Rob leaves with the troops that will head north to fight the French.
Waiting to find out if Rob is still alive, Will faces his own problems. Pranks at school are ndangering some of the younger students, and everyone thinks Will is to blame. Will Knows that Jeremy Clark is really behind the trouble, but how will he get anyone to believe him? from the back cover.