Storyteller

Storyteller

A story of the American Revolution from two-time Newbery Honor-winning author Patricia Reilly Giff.   While staying with her aunt, Elizabeth finds something remarkable: a drawing. It hangs on the wall, a portrait of her ancestor, Eliza, known as Zee. She looks like Elizabeth. The girls' lives intertwine as Elizabeth's present-day story alternates with Zee's, which takes place during the American Revolution. Zee is dreamy, and hopeful for the future-until the Revolution tears apart her family and her community in upstate New York. Left on her own, she struggles to survive and to follow her father and brother into battle.   Zee's story has been waiting to be rediscovered by the right

Patricia Reilly Giff
Wendy Lamb Books

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