It is May 15, 1776, and even young Mary Geddy can sense the excitement in the air. Today, the colony of Virginia will cast their votes for independence from Britain. Mary tries to concentrate on her chores, but all she can think about is the outcome of the vote. If the vote is for independence, her best friend will move to England and Father might go to war! Photographed in Colonial Williamsburg, this book vividly depicts life in pre-revolutionary times. Although Mary lived over two hundred years ago, every child will relate to her story of friendship and freedom.
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