Chains (Book, 2008) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Chains

Chains

Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
When their owner dies at the start of the Revolution, Isabel and her younger sister are sold to Loyalists in New York, where Isabel is offered the chance to spy for the Patriots.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Sisters
Spy fiction
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Authors' autographs (Provenance)
Spy stories
Juvenile fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laurie Halse Anderson
ISBN: 9781416905851 1416905855 9781416905868 1416905863
OCLC Number: 192049543
Notes: Sequel: Forge.
Awards: National Book Award Finalist, Young People's Literature, 2008
Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction, 2009
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2009
Target Audience: Ages 10 up.
Description: 316 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Laurie Halse Anderson.

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When their owner dies at the start of the Revolution, Isabel and her younger sister are sold to Loyalists in New York, where Isabel is offered the chance to spy for the Patriots.
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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-12-10) Good Permalink

       I could not put this book down.  It is about two sisters who are slaves in NYC during the Revolutionary War.  One of the sisters has epilepsy and the other takes it upon herself to protect her sister.  Anderson tells an amazing story.  At the...
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