Chains, Volume 1
"New York, 1776. As the American Revolutionary War rages, a thirteen-year-old girl pursues her own fight ... for freedom. Isabel and her sister, Ruth, are slaves who are sold to a malicious New York City couple, the Locktons. ... Determined to break Isabel's spirit, Mrs Lockton commits an unthinkable act of cruelty, one that will ensure Isabel embarks on the biggest and most perilous adventure of her life. Isabel will need all her strength to survive. Can she break the chains the are holding her and find a better life?"--Back cover. Suggested level: secondary.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - engpunk77 - LibraryThing
I listened to the audio version, no complaints about that. Gave me new perspective about slavery during the Rev. War; lots of yummy details about the daily life of a wealthy Tory, the dilemma of ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kkaspy - LibraryThing
Lots of different points of view occur in this book - Loyalist, Patriot, Slave, and Free Blacks. Students would decide how each group might define freedom and liberty - and then, based on those definitions, show how it drives the actions of the characters for each group. Read full review