The British are coming The American Revolution is being fought in the hills around Letty Wright s family s farm, and the Wrights must flee to safety. There is no time for Letty to bring Solomon the gander. Letty hopes the British don t hurt Solomon, but hungry soldiers aren t known for their kindness. Eight-year-old Letty tries the only thing she can think of to save him and is as surprised as the other colonists when it works. Based on a remarkable, true story, this unusual tale will linger in the minds of all who read it. "