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The Red Raven Ball

Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 5, 6, 7, 8
Page count: 25


Caroline Tung

Appeared in

A Tyranny of Petticoats: 15 Stories of Belles, Bank Robbers & Other Badass Girls

Story Summary

After the death of her mother, young Elizabeth lives under the domineering influence of her grandmother who presides over an elegant Washington estate. Grandmother is determined to find a well situated gentleman for Elizabeth but Elizabeth is more interested in helping her dear uncle catch a confederate spy rumored to be attending the ball.