Caleb's Choice

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Puffin Books, May 1, 1998 - Juvenile Fiction - 154 pages
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In 1858 Texas, people are violently divided over a law that makes it a crime to help runaway slaves. Caleb isn?t sure how he feels. When an escaped slave saves his life, Caleb knows he has a debt to repay. But should he break the law and risk his life to help two slaves escape? ?Fast paced and filled with details that illuminate a less well-known escape route than the Underground Railroad.? -- School Library Journal G. Clifton Wisler is the author of many books of historical fiction for young adults, including Mr. Lincoln?s Drummer and Jericho?s Journey (both Lodestar and Puffin). He lives in Plano, Texas.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

In the 1850s, Caleb finds himself at the home of his grandmother in north Texas after his father goes bankrupt. There his life is saved by a runaway slave; when he discovers that his cousin is helping ... Read full review

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im only at chapter 3 and so far it is splendid i am 12 years old and even i love it!! <3


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G. Clifton Wisler is the author of more than sixty-three books, many of them historical fiction for young adults. His ability to bring history alive in accessible and engaging ways make him a popular author for young readers. Mr. Wisler lives in Plano, Texas, where he continues to work on his doctoral dissertation on the history of the Ninth Texas Infantry Regiment in the Civil War.

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