Sarah Bishop Author:Scott O'Dell Left alone after the deaths of her father and brother, who take opposite sides in the War of Independence, Sarah Bishop flees from the British who seek to arrest her and struggles to shape a new life for herself in the wilderness. — "What is thee afraid of?" — "Most things -- and all people." — Sarah Bishop has good reason to be... more » afraid. Her father is tarred and feathered. Her brother is captured by the enemy and starves to death on a prison ship. And Sarah herself flees the British and travels into the wilderness.
With a musket for protection, Sarah defends herself against wild animals, hostile townspeople along her way, and her own fear. Finally, through the friendship of a young man -- and her own strength -- Sarah is able to pick up the pieces of her exploded world.« less
Sarah Bishop isn't a Tory. She isn't a patriot. Sarah Bishop is a 15 year old girl.
The Revolutionary War has come to her village, and the Patriots have made her an orphan without a home. Now the Brittish army is after her for a crime that she didn't commit.
Running for her life, Sarah finds a cave in the woods. Alone, she makes her home there. The wild animals, the terrible hardships are not as bad as what she left behind. Sarah Bishop vows never to trust anyone again.
The war will end. Peace will come. But will peace ever find Sarah Bishop?