Thirteen -year-old Sarah Caldwell is an unhappy Indiana pioneer.
She misses her sister Rachel, who stayed behind in North Carolinga.
Worse yet, their widowed father has married a young Quaker
schoolteacher, whom Sarah has discovered is a secret abolitionist!
Sarah believes she should tell her father about the unlawful
activities that Eliza's sewing circle perform at Levi and
Catherine Coffin's house. When Rachel and her family arrive for
a visit, Sarah is overjoyed. Rachel brings Polly, a slave girl,
with her. as Polly and Sarah become friends, Sarah questions her
beliefs about slavery, Soon she is faces with a life-altering