In Ms. Gregory's sequel to Five Smooth Stones, Hope's brother returns, but she worries about her father's fate and that of Philadelphia. This book is part of the relaunch of the My America series.
In this wonderful second book featuring Hope Penny Potter, the Revolutionary War wages on and Hope's daily life is much affected. The war has even kept her from her dear friend Polly, whose parents are loyal to the King. But when Hope's much missed brother and father return, relief sets in, if only for a short while. The plot thickens when Hope finds out that her father was with the Sons of Liberty and they will be in danger if anyone finds out.