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Author: Laurie Halse Anderson; Lizzy Bromley; Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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When their owner dies at the start of the Revolution, Isabel and her younger sister are sold to Loyalists in New York, where Isabel is offered the chance to spy for the Patriots.
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Genre/Form: Authors' autographs (Provenance)
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Historical fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laurie Halse Anderson; Lizzy Bromley; Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers.
ISBN: 9781416905851 1416905855 9781416905868 1416905863
OCLC Number: 192049543
Notes: Sequel: Forge.
Baldwin Library copy signed by the author.
"Book design by Lizzy Bromley ; Manufactured in the United States of America"--t.p. verso.
Awards: National Book Award Finalist, Young People's Literature, 2008
Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction, 2009
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2009
Target Audience: Ages 10 up.
Description: 316 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Laurie Halse Anderson.

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When their owner dies at the start of the Revolution, Isabel and her younger sister are sold to Loyalists in New York, where Isabel is offered the chance to spy for the Patriots.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-12-10) Good Permalink

       I could not put this book down.  It is about two sisters who are slaves in NYC during the Revolutionary War.  One of the sisters has epilepsy and the other takes it upon herself to protect her sister.  Anderson tells an amazing story.  At the...
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