Fascinated by history, young Imogene is heartbroken when she learns that the Liddleton Historical Society is about to be destroyed to make room for a factory and so dons her best patriotic costume, grabs her flag, and races through the streets like Paul Revere to get the word out that the pending tragedy must be stopped. Simultaneous.
Candace Fleming is the prolific author of many critically acclaimed books for children, including the picture books Oh, No!, Clever Jack Takes the Cake, and Imogene's Last Stand. She is also the author of the nonfiction titles Amelia Lost, The Great and Only Barnum, and The Lincolns. She lives in Oak Park, Illinois.
Nancy Carpenter is the illustrator of 17 Things I'm Not Allowed to Do Anymore and 11 Experiments that Failed, both by Jenny Offill, and Imogene's Last Stand by Candace Fleming. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
From the Hardcover edition.