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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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When Octavian hears that Lord Dunmore, governor of Virginia, will free all slaves who join his "Ethiopian Regiment," the recent runaway gladly signs up. Upon enlisting, Octavian is reunited with his friend Pro Bono. The two comrades, who once shared a master, are thrilled to meet again, but their joy quickly subsides.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Historical fiction
Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M T Anderson
ISBN: 9780763629502 0763629502
OCLC Number: 192080654
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Target Audience: 1060
Description: 561 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Argument of the first volume --
The theater of war --
The kingdom on the waves --
Motherland --
The house of the strong --
The reasoning engine --
Tabula rasa --
Author's note.
Responsibility: M.T. Anderson.

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When Octavian hears that Lord Dunmore, governor of Virginia, will free all slaves who join his "Ethiopian Regiment," the recent runaway gladly signs up. Upon enlisting, Octavian is reunited with his friend Pro Bono. The two comrades, who once shared a master, are thrilled to meet again, but their joy quickly subsides.

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