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In the turbulent aftermath of Lincoln's assassination, Emily Pigbush confronts her own personal pain when her mother dies, her friend Annie Surratt's mother is jailed for her role in Lincoln's murder, and she realizes that her physician uncle has become involved in body snatching. Reissue.
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Relates the lives of Mary Todd Lincoln, raised in a wealthy Virginia family, and Lizzy Keckley, a dressmaker born a slave, as they grow up separately then become best friends when Mary's childhood dream of living in the White House comes true.
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Ever-After Bird

By Ann Rinaldi

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In 1851, thirteen-year-old Cecilia has her eyes opened to the horrors of slavery when she accompanies her ornithologist uncle on an expedition in search of the rare "Scarlet Ibis," and watches as he shows slaves the way to the Underground Railroad.
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Fifth of March

By Ann Rinaldi

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Fourteen-year-old Rachel Marsh, an indentured servant in the Boston household of John and Abigail Adams, is caught up in the colonists' unrest that eventually escalates into the massacre of March 5, 1770.
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A fictionalized biography of the eighteenth-century African woman who, as a child, was brought to New England to be a slave, and after publishing her first poem when a teenager, gained renown throughout the colonies as an important black American poet.
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Juliet's Moon

By Ann Rinaldi

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In Missouri in 1863, twelve-year-old Juliet Bradshaw learns to rely on herself and her brother, a captain with Quantrill's Raiders, as she sees her family home burned, is imprisoned by Yankees, and then kidnapped by a blood-crazed Confederate soldier.
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In the diary account of her life at a government-run Pennsylvania boarding school in 1880, a twelve-year-old Sioux Indian girl reveals a great need to find a way to help her people. B&W illus. 206p. (Ages: Juvenile).
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Nine Days a Queen

By Ann Rinaldi

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After being forced to marry and become the Queen of England, sixteen-year-old Lady Jane Grey is beheaded nine days later due to the political ambitions of her parents, in a nonfictional tale filled with various historical events and figures of the period, such as King Henry VIII and Queen Mary I. Reprint.
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Although the Civil War has ended, Eulinda's younger brother, still in slavery, has been sold, and her older brother has run away, leaving her alone in a household headed by a cruel mistress.
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With their father away most of the time advocating independence for the American colonies, the children of Patrick Henry try to raise themselves, manage the family plantation, and care for their mentally ill mother. Reprint.
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Paul Revere's daughter describes her father's 'rides' and the intelligence network of the patriot community prior to the American Revolution.
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After serving Martha Washington loyally for twenty years, Oney Judge realizes that she is just a slave and must decide if she will run away to find true freedom.
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In 1863 Pennsylvania, as Confederate and Union soldiers take over their town, 14-year-old Tacy faces the horrors of the Battle of Gettysburg while locking horns with her disabled brother David, who struggles with his desire to go to war.
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Jem wishes for freedom for her country during the Revolutionary War, and for herself from her strict tutor, John Reid, and his strong ties to England, but soon finds there is more to John than meets the eye. Reprint.
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