Allison Reid

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  • By: Laurie Halse Anderson
  • Narrated by: Madison Leigh
  • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
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Freedom. In 1776 New England, that word is on everyone's lips. But for 13-year-old Isabel the word holds a different meaning, especially after the only mistress she has ever known dies, and instead of receiving the freedom promised, she and her sister are sold to the Locktons, a wealthy New York family. In a matter of hours Isabel has to leave Rhode Island for the hustle and bustle of colonial New York City - a community divided and caught up in the American colonies struggle for independence.

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  • Historical Fiction for All Ages

  • By EmilyA on 04-29-12

Pretty good

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Reviewed: 08-23-15

I had to read this as a book for summer reading. To be honest i was dreading the task. However, i was happily surprised that the book turned out to be worlds better than i thought it was going to be. I would recommend to all who enjoy historical fiction novels.

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