Sarah Bishop

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Houghton Mifflin, 1980 - Juvenile Fiction - 184 pages
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Left alone after the deaths of her father and brother, who take opposite sides in the War of Independence, Sarah Bishop flees from the British who seek to arrest her and struggles to shape a new life for herself in the wilderness. "An engrossing story with a vital lesson on the meaning of Tunalienable rights.'" -- Publishers Weekly

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User Review  - AprilBrown - LibraryThing

What ages would I recommend it too? – Fifteen and up. Length? – Most of a day’s read. Characters? – Memorable, several characters. Setting? – New England during the Revolutionary War. Written ... Read full review

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User Review  - beckytillett - LibraryThing

A young girl survives during the Revolutionary War and has to learn to fend for herself as she encounters many interesting and deceitful characters. The story takes children on a realistic look at ... Read full review

About the author (1980)

Scott O'Dell (1898?1989), one of the most respected authors of historical fiction, received the Newbery Medal, three Newbery Honor Medals, and the Hans Christian Andersen Author Medal, the highest international recognition for a body of work by an author of books for young readers. Some of his many books include The Island of the Blue Dolphins, The Road to Damietta, Sing Down the Moon, and The Black Pearl.

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