Sally is torn between her cherished friendship and her loyalties to her own family and community in their fight for freedom. As the conflict continues to grow more charged in the weeks leading up to the Boston Tea Party, Sally finds within herself a bravery she didn't know she had, and ultimately takes a stand for what she comes to find is most important.
2014 Paterson Prize for Books for Young People Grades 4—6
2014 Carol Otis Hurst Children's Book Prize
“Friends of Liberty is sturdy historical fiction of the kind that’s not published too much these days. . . . The story delivers some exciting moments and challenging quandaries, and is especially strong with character building.”