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Riding Freedom

Author: Pam Muñoz Ryan; Brian Selznick
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A fictionalized account of Charley (Charlotte) Parkhurst who ran away from an orphanage, posed as a boy, moved to California, and fooled everyone by her appearance.
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Genre/Form: History
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Charley Parkhurst; Charley Parkhurst; Charley Parkhurst; Charley Parkhurst
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pam Muñoz Ryan; Brian Selznick
ISBN: 059095766X 9780590957663 0590957678 9780590957670 0439087961 9780439087964 1415502056 9781415502051
OCLC Number: 37245963
Performer(s): Drawings by Brian Selnick.
Awards: Charlie May Simon Award Honor Book 2001.
Description: 138 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: written by Pam Muñoz Ryan ; drawings by Brian Selznick.

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By the age of 12, Charlotte Parkhurst knows the world of the 1860s holds more opportunities for boys than girls. So she cuts off her hair, dons boys' clothing, and begins a new life that gives her  Read more...

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"With a pacing that moves along at a gallop, this is a skillful execution of a fascinating historical tale." -Publishers Weekly, starred review "Middle-schoolers will love the horse adventures and Read more...

 
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