Discover the Revolutionary War through the eyes of 10-year-old Nathaniel Smithfield. Living in Boston, Massachusetts in 1768, Nathaniel sees the beginning of the Revolution in the city around him. Tensions run between the Patriots and the Loyalists. Nathaniel's father is a Loyalist to Britain, but as he grows into a teenager, Nathaniel must decide where his own beliefs lie and fight for them no matter the consequences. This graphic novel set up offers an interesting look to the history for tweens.
Nathaniel Smithfield is a ten-year-old boy living with his family in Boston, Massachusetts in 1768 when he first starts to witness the drama happening in the city around him. Tension heats up between those who are loyal to the British crown, like Nathaniel's father, and those who believe the people of America are being treated unfairly. Over the following years as he grows into a teenager, Nathaniel must decide where his own beliefs lie, and how far he will go to fight for them, no matter the consequences.