Series that include this title
National Book Award Finalist, Young People's Literature, 2008
Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction, 2009
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2009
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After being sold to a cruel couple in New York City, a slave named Isabel spies for the rebels during the Revolutionary War. gr. 6-10
When their owner dies at the start of the Revolution, Isabel and her younger sister are sold to Loyalists in New York, where Isabel is offered the chance to spy for the Patriots.
This historical novel is set in 1776 in Manhatten, and follows Isabel and her younger sister, sold into slavery and offered an opportunity to spy for the American revolutionaries.
After being sold to a cruel couple in New York City, a slave named Isabel spies for the rebels during the Revolutionary War.
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Isabel has to be a slave. She has to suffer when her sister is taken.
She escapes with a boy named curzon.
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" The best time to talk to ghosts is just before the sun comes up.That's when they can hear us true, Momma said.That's when ghosts can answer us.
The eastern sky was peach colored, but
a handful of lazy stars still blinked in the west. It was almost time. "
– Isabel Gardener
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