An Acquaintance with Darkness

Author: Ann Rinaldi
Reviewer's Age: Grade 7

Emily is a normal 14-year-old girl living in the 1860s. Then, Lincoln is killed, and Emily's best friend's mother is accused of helping the conspirators and is taken to jail. Meanwhile, Emily accuses her uncle of being a body snatcher and of lying to her. Is he? Read the book and find out.