by Laurie Halse Anderson
Eliza Timeline and Summary
- Mattie reveals that Eliza is a free black woman living in Philadelphia. Her husband was killed by a runaway horse.
- Eliza visits the Free African Society.
- Eliza stays in the city while Mattie and Grandfather head to the country.
- Eliza, who has been living with her brother and his twin sons, is reunited with Mattie.
- Eliza and Mattie tend to the fever victims.
- Eliza and Mattie take the twins and Nell to the coffeehouse to recover from the fever.
- Eliza and Mattie reopen the coffeehouse after the frost comes.
- Eliza accepts Mattie's offer to co-run the coffeehouse.
- Eliza organizes a feast of thanksgiving at the coffeehouse.