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    Phantoms in The Snow (EBK)

    Phantoms in The Snow (EBK)

    by Kathleen Benner Duble

    The year is 1944, and 15-year-old Noah Garrett's parents have died from smallpox. Without any other family nearby, he's sent to Camp Hale, Colorado, to live with an uncle he has never met. There's just one small problem with this decision: Noah has been raised a pacifist, and Camp Hale is a U.S. military base for a little-known division of winter warfare soldiers called Phantoms. Phantoms are crucial to the war effort, and Noah appreciates their courage and the rigors of their training. But how can a boy who doesn't believe in war survive among these soldiers?

    Noah's incredible journey from the training camp to the frontlines of battle is based on true events surrounding the U.S. Army's legendary Tenth Mountain Division.

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The Sacrifice

Author: Kathleen Benner Duble

Interest Level:
3-5

Lexile Framework:
720L

Grade Level Equivalent:
5.1

Guided Reading Level:
T

Genre:
General Fiction, Historical Fiction

Subject:
Social Studies, Culture and Diversity, Character and Values

About This Book

In the year 1692, life changes forever for ten-year-old Abigail Faulkner and her family. In Salem, Massachusetts, witches have been found, and widespread fear and panic reign mere miles from Abigail's home of Andover. When two girls are brought from Salem to identify witches in Andover, suspicion sweeps the town as well-respected members of the community are accused of witchcraft. It isn't long before chaos consumes Andover, and the Faulkners find themselves in the center of it all when friend turns themselves in the center of it all when friend turns against friend, neighbor against neighbor, in a desperate fight for the truth. At the heart of this gripping story are Abigail and her sister, Dorothy, who together must find a way to persevere during a period marked by terror, adversity, and ignorance.

Told from Abigail's point of view and based on actual events in the author's own family histoy, "The Sacrifice" offers a unique perspective of the Salem witch trials by delving into the devestating effects the trials had not just in Salem but throughout Massachusetts.


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