FACING THE ENEMY:
A CAROLINE CLASSIC VOLUME 2
American Girl Publishing
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Facing The Enemy contains the stories from Kathleen's previously published Caroline Takes A Chance, Caroline's Battle, and Changes For Caroline American Girl books. These stories are for readers age 8 and up who enjoy historical fiction without sex, gore, or explicit violence.
Everyone has been anxiously waiting for the supply boat, but just as it's finally coming into view, Caroline realizes the ship is at risk. What can she do make sure the supplies arrive safely? Then, while helping on her uncle's farm, Caroline bravely keeps watch for a thief who has been stealing vegetables, and discovers that someone else needs her help. But when will she get to go home to Sackets Harbor?
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About the Author
Bestselling author Kathleen Ernst writes award-winning mysteries and historical fiction for adults and young readers. Her work has earned numerous honors, including multiple Edgar and Agatha mystery award nominations, and an Emmy for children's educational programming.
To date readers have purchased over 1.7M printed, ebook, and audio copies of Kathleen's thirty-five published books. more>>
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"When I began planning the Caroline Abbott books for American Girl, I quickly decided to make Caroline’s father a shipbuilder. The war in the Great Lakes was largely a naval war, and..." more>>
The War of 1812 presents more challenges for Caroline Abbott!
In this new compilation, Caroline does her best to help her family and friends while facing the enemy on the lake and on land.
While the situations may seem very different from your life, I hope Caroline’s emotions will ring true—and even feel familiar. Happy reading!
In the book Caroline travels to her uncle's farm to help out. One of her chores is to take care of Garnet the calf. It's love at first sight!
Here is the real life calf that inspired the author to imagine Garnet, and the plush toy formerly available from American Girl.