Ann Hamilton's family has moved to the western frontier of Pennsylvania, and she misses her old home in Gettysburg. There are no girls her age on Hamilton Hill, and life is hard. But when the Hamiltons survive a terrible storm and receive a surprise visit from George Washington, Ann realizes that pioneer life is exciting and special.
Fritz's first historical book for children tells of Ann, who longs for her old life but learns to be proud of her new home in the wilderness. Ages 8-12.