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The astonishing life of Octavian Nothing, traitor to the nation. v. #2 The kingdom on the waves

Author: M T Anderson
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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After escaping a death sentence in the summer of 1775, Octavian and his tutor find shelter but no safe harbor in British-occupied Boston and, persuaded by Lord Dunmore's proclamation offering freedom to slaves who join his counterrevolutionary Royal Ethiopian Regiment, Octavian and his friends soon find themselves engaged in naval raids on the Virginia coastline as the Revolutionary War breaks out in full force.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M T Anderson
ISBN: 9780763629502 0763629502 9780763646264 0763646261 9780606066228 0606066225
OCLC Number: 262787747
Notes: In addition to writing children's and young adult literature, Matthew Tobin Anderson was an an instructor at Vermont College of Fine Arts, and taught writing at Syracuse University, and has also worked as a disc jockey, music reviewer, and editorial assistant at Candlewick Press.
Awards: Boston Globe -- Horn Book Honor Book, 2009.
Michael L. Printz Honor for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2009.
Description: 561 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
Other Titles: Octavian Nothing
Traitor to the nation
Kingdom on the waves
Responsibility: taken from accounts by his own hand and other sundry sources ; collected by M.T. Anderson of Boston.

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After escaping a death sentence in the summer of 1775, Octavian and his tutor find shelter but no safe harbor in British-occupied Boston and, persuaded by Lord Dunmore's proclamation offering freedom to slaves who join his counterrevolutionary Royal Ethiopian Regiment, Octavian and his friends soon find themselves engaged in naval raids on the Virginia coastline as the Revolutionary War breaks out in full force.

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