Winner of 2017 Readers' Favorite and 2016 Best Children's Arkansas History Award, this tale of Sarah Campbell is based on true historical incidents in Civil War Arkansas. When bushwhackers slay Sarahs parents she is taken to the Union garrison at Fort Smith. There her troubles are far from over as she deals with a bully named Kate, an invading army, kidnappers, and treacherous enemy spies. Sarah also learns that an enemy can become a friend worthy of great sacrifice. A Civil War study guide is included in the novel.