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Sojourner Truth: Voice for Freedom (Childhood of Famous Americans)

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andlt;Iandgt;What do you do when you don't have a home or a family to call your own anymore?andlt;/Iandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Eleven-year-old Abigail is not entirely sure how she'll find it, but after losing her mother to smallpox and her father to the sea, she knows that it is up to her to build a new life for herself and her little brother, Seth. But carving a future out of the harsh realities of life in Wiscasset, a nineteenth-century Maine seaport, proves difficult, and Abigail fears that there will always be more questions than answers. How long will they be able to stay and work for the young Widow Chase? Will Seth be able to let go of the past? andlt;BRandgt; As the months roll by like waves on the sea, Abigail searches tirelessly for a solution and for an answer to the question she holds most dear: Will they ever find a place to call home again?

Synopsis:

What do you do when you don't have a home or a family to call your own anymore?

Eleven-year-old Abigail is not entirely sure how she'll find it, but after losing her mother to smallpox and her father to the sea, she knows that it is up to her to build a new life for herself and her little brother, Seth. But carving a future out of the harsh realities of life in Wiscasset, a nineteenth-century Maine seaport, proves difficult, and Abigail fears that there will always be more questions than answers. How long will they be able to stay and work for the young Widow Chase? Will Seth be able to let go of the past?

As the months roll by like waves on the sea, Abigail searches tirelessly for a solution and for an answer to the question she holds most dear: Will they ever find a place to call home again?

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [149-150]).

About the Author

Kathleen Kudlinski was born in Pennsylvania. When she grew up, she studied art and biology at the University of Maine. She became a science teacher, but when she stopped teaching, she tried writing. She is the author of books about Rosa Parks, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Dr. Seuss, and many more.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780689852749
Author:
Wooden, Lenny
Author:
Wooden, Lenny
Author:
Kudlinski, Kathleen
Publisher:
Aladdin Paperbacks
Location:
New York
Subject:
People of Color
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Subject:
History - United States/19th Century
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - General
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - People of Color
Subject:
Abolitionists
Subject:
Social reformers
Subject:
Reformers
Subject:
African-American women
Subject:
African American abolitionists
Subject:
People of Color
Subject:
People & Places - United States - African-American
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Edition Description:
B102
Series:
Childhood of Famous Americans (Paperback)
Series Volume:
2
Publication Date:
20030131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c cvr; black-and-white interior illust
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.62 x 5.12 in 3.885 oz
Age Level:
8-12

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Product details 192 pages Aladdin Paperbacks - English 9780689852749 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , What do you do when you don't have a home or a family to call your own anymore?

Eleven-year-old Abigail is not entirely sure how she'll find it, but after losing her mother to smallpox and her father to the sea, she knows that it is up to her to build a new life for herself and her little brother, Seth. But carving a future out of the harsh realities of life in Wiscasset, a nineteenth-century Maine seaport, proves difficult, and Abigail fears that there will always be more questions than answers. How long will they be able to stay and work for the young Widow Chase? Will Seth be able to let go of the past?

As the months roll by like waves on the sea, Abigail searches tirelessly for a solution and for an answer to the question she holds most dear: Will they ever find a place to call home again?

"Synopsis" by , Includes bibliographical references (p. [149-150]).
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