Boston : Houghton Mifflin,
IL 5-8, RL 5.0
Hope's father leaves to help General George Washington, British Tories
attack their home in Connecticut and kidnap her. She is taken as a slave
to a Tory's wife, suffering under the cruel woman's orders, but escaping
before she is sold by her captors at a real slave auction. However, she
finds traveling in the colonies at war is almost impossible. She must tarry
for a while in New York City, where smallpox is a constant danger. Read
this book for a tale of Revolutionary New York, and how difficult it could
be to be a Patriot while among the enemy. (Jeannie Bellavance email@example.com
Young Reader's Choice Awards)
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Fiction.
Kidnapping -- Fiction.
Courage -- Fiction.
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