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    by Kristiana Gregory

    We join Abigail Stewart half a year after The Winter of Red Snow ended, in January of 1779. Her father has enlisted in the Continental Army, and when a devastating fire destroys Abby's home, she, her mother, and siblings must make their way to Philadelphia, then on to the Continental Army camp to be near Abby's father. The winters are brutally cold, food is scarce, and the anguish of war is ever present. But not all is desperate. Abby meets many new friends, including a young soldier named Willie Campbell. As romance blooms, Abby wonders if the war will ever end.

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    Dear America: Cannons at Dawn

    Dear America: Cannons at Dawn

    by Kristiana Gregory

    We join Abigail Stewart half a year after The Winter of Red Snow ended, in January of 1779. Her father has enlisted in the Continental Army, and when a devastating fire destroys Abby's home, she, her mother, and siblings must make their way to Philadelphia, then on to the Continental Army camp to be near Abby's father. The winters are brutally cold, food is scarce, and the anguish of war is ever present. But not all is desperate. Abby meets many new friends, including a young soldier named Willie Campbell. As romance blooms, Abby wonders if the war will ever end.

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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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