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Chains: Seeds of America Series, Book 1

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If an entire nation could seek its freedom, why not a girl? As the Revolutionary War begins, thirteen-year-old Isabel wages her own fight...for freedom. Promised freedom upon the death of their owner, she and her sister, Ruth, in a cruel twist of fate become the property of a malicious New York City couple, the Locktons, who have no sympathy for the American Revolution and even less for Ruth and Isabel. When Isabel meets Curzon, a slave with ties to the Patriots, he encourages her to spy on her owners, who know details of British plans for invasion. She is reluctant at first, but when the unthinkable happens to Ruth, Isabel realizes her loyalty is available to the bidder who can provide her with freedom. From acclaimed author Laurie Halse Anderson comes this compelling, impeccably researched novel that shows the lengths we can go to cast off our chains, both physical and spiritual.
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series Seeds of America trilogy
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subject_facet African Americans -- Fiction, African Americans -- Juvenile fiction, Children's audiobooks, Large type books, New York (N.Y.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Juvenile fiction, New York (N.Y.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. -- Fiction, Slavery -- Fiction, Slavery -- Juvenile fiction, Spies -- Fiction, Spies -- Juvenile fiction, United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Juvenile fiction, United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. -- Fiction
title_display Chains
title_full Chains / by Laurie Halse Anderson, Chains Seeds of America Series, Book 1, Chains [sound recording] / Laurie Halse Anderson
title_short Chains
title_sub Seeds of America Series, Book 1
topic_facet African Americans, Historical Fiction, History, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, Large type books, Slavery, Spies