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Goodman, Joan E.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1998.
IL 5-8, RL 5.0
ISBN 0395861950
After 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 for Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Awards)
SUBJECTS:     United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Fiction.
                        Kidnapping -- Fiction.
                        Courage -- Fiction.


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