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    Dear America: The Fences Between Us

    Dear America: The Fences Between Us

    by Kirby Larson

    This award-winning, multicultural series offers compelling narratives that reveal American history through the personal diaries of vibrant, determined, believable young women. Celebrated authors contribute unforgettable stories that recall the adventure, growth, struggle, hardship and celebration of America's past, seen through the eyes of fictitious heroines. Historical notes provide contextual details.

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    Dear America: The Winter of Red Snow

    Dear America: The Winter of Red Snow

    When General George Washington's troops first set up camp near Abigail Stewart's home, Abby believes war is exciting and glamorous.

    Abby works at Washington's headquarters, where she finds a special friend in Martha Washington, the future first lady. But during the long winter Abby sees for herself the hardships of war, as soldiers are starving, wounded, or dying.

    Abby must summon a new-found strength to help the soldiers and their loved ones carry on.

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A Journey to the New World

The Diary of Remember Patience Whipple, Mayflower, 1620

Author: Kathryn Lasky

Series: Dear America

Interest Level:
3-7

Lexile Framework:
900L

Grade Level Equivalent:
3.1

Guided Reading Level:
X

Age:
8-12

Genre:
Diaries and Journals, Historical Fiction

Subject:
Changes and New Experiences, Pilgrims, Survival

About This Book

Twelve-year-old Remember Patience Whipple ("Mem" for short) has just arrived in the New World with her parents after a grueling 65-day journey on the Mayflower.

Mem has an irrepressible spirit, and leaps headfirst into life in her new home. Despite harsh conditions, Mem is fearless. She helps to care for the sick and wants more than anything to meet and befriend a Native American.


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