Forge

Laurie Halse Anderson

Large print - 2017

Separated from his friend Isabel after their daring escape from slavery, fifteen-year-old Curzon serves as a free man in the Continental Army at Valley Forge until he and Isabel are thrown together again, as slaves once more.

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Series
Anderson, Laurie Halse. Seeds of America ; 2.
Seeds of America.
Subjects
Genres
Historical fiction
Published
Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press 2017.
©2010
Edition
Large print edition
Language
English
Item Description
Sequel to: Chains.
Physical Description
417 pages (large print) : map ; 22 cm
Audience
820
ISBN
9781410499189
1410499189
Main Author
Laurie Halse Anderson (author)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

A Scott ODell Historical Fiction Award WinnerA National Book Award FinalistThe Seeds of America Trilogy (Book 2)The Patriot Army was shaped and strengthened by the desperate circumstances of the Valley Forge winter. This is where Curzon the boy becomes Curzon the young man. In addition to the hardships of soldiering^ he lives with the fear of discovery^ for he is an escaped slave passing for free. And then there is Isabel^ who is also at Valley Forge — against her will. She and Curzon have to sort out the tangled threads of their friendship while figuring out what stands between the two of them and true freedom.