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Colonial and Revolutionary America

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Fighting Ground
Thirteen-year-old Jonathan goes off to fight in the Revolutionary War and discovers the real war is being fought within himself.

The Winter People
Joseph Bruchac
1759, Saxso, a fourteen-year-old Abenaki boy, pursues the English rangers who have attacked his village and taken his mother and sisters hostage.

Blood on the River: James Town 1607
Lisa Carbone
Traveling to the New World in 1606 as the page to Captain John Smith, twelve-year-old orphan Samuel Collier settles in the new colony of James Town, where he must quickly learn to distinguish between friend and foe.

Attack of the Turtle: A Novel
Drew Carlson
During the Revolutionary War, fourteen-year-old Nathan joins forces with his older cousin to secretly build the first submarine used in naval warfare.

The Ransom of Mercy Carter
Caroline B. Cooney
In 1704, the English settlement of Deerfield, Massachusetts, eleven-year-old Mercy and her family and neighbors are captured by Mohawk Indians and their French allies and forced to march through bitter cold to French Canada where some adapt to new lives and some still hope to be ransomed.

The Sacrifice
Kathleen Dubble
Two sisters are accused of witchcraft in Andover, Massachusetts in 1692 and await trial in a miserable prison while their mother desperately searches for some way to obtain their freedom.

Early Thunder
Jean Fritz
Traces a youth's growth to maturity as he resolves his political conflicts in pre-revolutionary Salem,

Witch Child
Celia Rees
In 1659, fourteen-year-old Mary Newbury keeps a journal of her voyage from England to the New World and her experience living as a witch in a community of Puritans near Salem, Massachusetts.

Cast Two Shadows: The American Revolution in the South
Ann Rinaldi
In South Carolina in 1780, fourteen-year-old Caroline sees the Revolutionary War take a terrible toll among her family and friends and comes to understand the true nature of war.

Oh Say, I Can't See
John Sciezska
After arriving in Pennsylvania during the winter of 1776, the time travelers inspire George Washington to carry out a surprise attack that will change the course of the Revolutionary War.
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