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Eleven-year-old Harriet Whitehead is an outsider in her own family. She feels accepted and important only when she is entrusted to write letters for her blind stepmother. Then Nat Turner, a slave preacher, arrives on her familyand#8217;s plantation and Harriet befriends him, entranced by his gentle manner and eloquent sermons about an all-forgiving God. When Nat asks Harriet for a map of the county to help him spread the word, she draws it for himand#151;wanting to be part of something important. But the map turns out to be the missing piece that sets Natand#8217;s secret plan in motion and makes Harriet an unwitting accomplice to the bloodiest slave uprising in U.S. history.
Award-winning historical novelist Ann Rinaldi has created a bold portrait of an ordinary young girl thrust in to a situation beyond her control.

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Eleven-year-old Harriet Whitehead, whoand#160;serves as the "letter writer" for her blind stepmother, is haunted by her unwittingand#160;role in Nat Turner's Rebellion, one of the bloodiest and most effective slave uprisings in the history of America.

About the Author

ANN RINALDIand#160;is an award-winning author best known for her ability to bring history vividly to life. She lives in central New Jersey.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780547327853
Author:
Rinaldi, Ann
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
Subject:
Historical - United States - 19th Century
Subject:
Social Issues - Prejudice & Racism
Subject:
Social Issues - Adolescence
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Slavery
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-U.S. 19th Century
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20100524
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Cover illustration by
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
6.88 x 4.19 in 0.31 lb
Age Level:
from 122

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Children's » Historical Fiction » United States » 19th Century
Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » Adolescence
Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » Prejudice and Racism

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Eleven-year-old Harriet Whitehead, whoand#160;serves as the "letter writer" for her blind stepmother, is haunted by her unwittingand#160;role in Nat Turner's Rebellion, one of the bloodiest and most effective slave uprisings in the history of America.
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