What was it like to be an eleven-year-old girl living in Valley Forge at the time and watch the ragtag American soldiers stain the snow red with their shoeless, bloody feet as they marched by your cabin to set up camp in the fields down the road? In The Winter of Red Snowauthor Kristiana Gregory takes young readers into the homes of the Valley Forge farmers, into the headquarters of George Washington and his officers, and into the tents of the soldiers. Through the diary entries of Abigail Jane Stewart, that bitter winter comes alive as Gregory lets youngsters see that reading historical fiction can be both enjoyable and educational at the same time.
In the begining of the book, a baby named John or Johnny was born. Dec 19, Abagail heard a drum beating and looked out the window. Dec 21, He came to Valley Forge.
Jan 31, Abagil and Lucy went to town and Lucy cut her hair for nine shillings. Feb 4, Elisabeth finished her coat and gave it to a solder. Feb 22, Today is George Washington birthday.
He's 46 years old.
Mar 6, Five out of eight of the mean Fitzgeralds boys fell into the ice and died. Mar 17, Today was Saint Patrick's day!
Apr 10, Lucy Lucy ran away because her parents diccover that she cut her hair so, they shaved her head and go around without a cap.
Apr 21, Lucy wrote a letter to Abagail about her runaway. May 6, Feu De Joie The soldiers are all trained and they are happy as they shoot the cannons of joy. May 10, Helen is staying at the Stewart's and her baby is born. Jun 7, Mr. Fitzgerald got out of the British jail and unite with his family.
Jun 9, Lady Washington gave them 40 shilling for doing laundry before she left Vally Forge. Jul 4, Happyness They had a barbque and the children played on the May poles that the soldiers left. Colonel DeWees made a speech and every one was happy at the Foruth of July.The Winter of Red Snow The Diary of Abigail Jane Stewart (Book): Gregory, Kristiana: Eleven-year-old Abigail presents a diary account of life in Valley Forge from December to July as General Washington prepares his troops to fight the British.
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Kristiana Gregory's fictionalized diary of eleven-year-old Abigail Jane Stewart, her family, friends, and neighbors in Valley Forge, renders a vivid portrayal of one of the most memorable winters in American history.
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In her beloved diary, eleven-year-old Abigail Jane Stewart chronicles the despair and the hope of the winter of and The Winter of Red Snow: The Revolutionary War Diary of Abigail Jane Stewart (Dear America).
Oct 11, · An observer 5 miles west of Red Lodge, Montana, measured inches of snow, and an observer 16 miles south of Sheridan, Wyoming, measured inches, according to the National Weather Service.