During the closing days of the Civil War, plucky 12-year-old Hannalee Reed, sent north to work in a Yankee mill, struggles to return to the family she left behind in war-torn Georgia. "A fast-moving novel based upon an actual historical incident with a spunky heroine and fine historical detail."--School Library Journal. Author's note. "There are few authors who can consistently manage both to entertain and inform." --Booklist
12-year-old millworker Hannalee, sent to work in a Yankee mill, must find her way back to her family in Georgia.