Genre = Novel, History
Wrong place and wrong time caused Ross be seen as a barn burner. Ross did not burn the barn but is seen at the crime. Due to a family argument, Ross was on the move and spent a night at a barn which altered his decisions. Unable to leave the county for fear of being caught, he fortunately helps a family move who lets him stay a few nights. Until the real barn burner is caught, Ross has to hide.
The morale of the story is not as simple as telling the truth is better than lying. Knowing who to trust with information is key to being understood. Throughout the journey of hiding, Ross meets people who help him understand what it means to be a family.
Pages to read: 196
1st Edition: 2000
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