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Bulla, Clyde Robert.
New York : Knopf, 1983.
IL 3-6 RL 3.1

Life in England for 12 year old Charlie is a hard one. He leaves his life behind to go to America to make his fortune. When he arrives in Philadelphia, he discovers that he is to be sold as an indentured servant. The family who buys Charlie come to care for him but they eventually sell him to another family. Charlie runs away from his cruel owner and meets Drogo, a runaway slave from the South. Drogo convinces Charlie that he is safe in the woods living among the other escaped slaves. But is this the place Charlie can call home and finally build CHARLIE'S HOUSE?

SUBJECTS:     United States -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Fiction
                        Indentured servants -- Fiction
                        Dwellings -- Fiction


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