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Laurie Halse Anderson · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 316
Format: Hardcover

If an entire nation could seek its freedom, why not a girl?

As the Revolutionary War begins, thirteen-year-old Isabel wages her own fight...for freedom. Promised freedom upon the death of their owner, she and her sister, Ruth, in a cruel twist of fate become the property...
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Sophia's War: A Tale of the Revolution

Avi · Beach Lane Books
Pages: 302
Format: Print book

Lives hang in the balance in this gripping Revolutionary War adventure from a beloved Newbery medalist. In 1776, young Sophia Calderwood witnesses the execution of Nathan Hale in New York City, which is newly occupied by the British army. Sophia is horrified by the event and resolves to do all she can to help...
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My Brother Sam Is Dead

James Lincoln Collier
Format: Print book

The classic story of one family torn apart by the Revolutionary War -- now with special After Words bonus features!

All his life, Tim Meeker has looked up to his brother Sam. Sam's smart and brave -- and is now a part of the American Revolution. Not everyone in town wants
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I Am Rembrandt's Daughter

Lynn Cullen
Format: Book

With her mother dead of the plague, and her beloved brother newly married and moved away, Cornelia van Rijn finds herself without a friend or confidante -- save her difficult father. Out of favor with Amsterdam's elite, and considered brash and unreasonable by his patrons, Remb

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The Musician's Daughter

Susanne Emily Dunlap · Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Pages: 322
Format: Hardcover

Amid the glitter and glamour of musical and court life in 18th century Vienna, fifteen-year-old Theresa Maria Shurman is trying to solve a brutal mystery. Who killed her father, an acclaimed violinist, and stole his valuable Amati violin? When Haydn himself offers her a position as his assistant,...
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When Daylight Comes

Ellen Howard
Format: Hardcover

After a slave uprising on an eighteenth century settlement in the Virgin Islands, a white girl held prisoner by the rebels follows a slow passage to understanding of her captors.
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The Wreckers

Iain Lawrence
Format: Book

Shipwrecked after a vicious storm, fourteen-year-old John Spencer attempts to save his father and himself while also dealing with an evil secret about the English coastal town where they are stranded. SEQUEL: The Smugglers

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The Pirate's Son

Geraldine McCaughrean
Format: Paperback

14-year-old Nathan dreams of fighting pirates in faraway lands. Then his father dies, leaving Nathan penniless. When Tamo, the son of a famous pirate, invites Nathan to join him in Madagascar it seems as if Nathan's daydreams are coming true. Nathan, his sister Maud, and Tamo s
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The Last Sister: A Novel

Courtney McKinney-Whitaker · University of South Carolina Press
Format: Hardcover

Set during the Anglo-Cherokee War (1758-61), The Last Sister, by Courtney McKinney-Whitaker, traces a young woman's journey through grief, vengeance, guilt, and love in the unpredictable world of the early American frontier. After a band of fellow settlers fakes a Cherokee raid to conceal...
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Scar: A Revolutionary War Tale

Jennifer Ann Mann · Calkins Creek Books
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Sixteen-year-old Noah Daniels wants nothing more than to fight in George Washington's Continental Army, but an accident as a child left him maimed and unable to enlist. He is forced to watch the Revolution from his family's hard scrabble farm in Upstate New York - until a violent...
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Sarah Bishop

Scott O'Dell
Format: Print book



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Time Enough for Drums

Ann Rinaldi
Format: Paperback

Sixteen-year-old Jem struggles to maintain the status quo at home in Trenton, New Jersey, when the family men join the war for independence.

There are signs of rebellion in the Emerson household several years before the actual American Revolution hits in 1776! Brought up in
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