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While waiting for a church meeting in 1706, Susanna English, daughter of a wealthy Salem merchant, recalls the malice, fear, and accusations of witchcraft that tore her village apart in 1692.
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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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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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Letter Writer

By Ann Rinaldi

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Harriet Whitehead, a young girl who serves as letter writer for her blind stepmother, is haunted by her unwitting role in Nat Turner's Rebellion, one of the bloodiest slave uprisings in the history of America.
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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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Redheaded Princess

By Ann Rinaldi

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This beautifully crafted story takes readers into the dramatic world of England and follows a girl as she learns to be a ruler- and forever alters history. Elizabeth began as a princess in exile, always wary since life was never safe.Her mother was executed when Elizabeth was three, and since then the young princess has balanced new loyalties and dangerous affections. Ann Rinaldi brings historic fact and vivid details to this thrilling story of a young girl who would become Elizabeth I. As the young princess learns to be a ruler and navigate the dangerous world in which she lives, readers will be swept away by the very human emotions of a woman that would become Queen. (Ages 8-12).
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Taking Liberty

By Ann Rinaldi

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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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The Coffin Quilt

By Ann Rinaldi

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Fanny McCoy's family has been caught up in a bitter, violent, and senseless feud with their neighbors, the Hatfields, and Fanny, the only one who sees the horror in what is happening, must find a way to escape the hate. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.
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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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