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I Thought My Soul Would Rise and Fly

I Thought My Soul Would Rise and Fly

Series: Dear America
by Joyce Hansen

Since she had secretly learned to read and write as a slave, 12-year-old Patsy is able to document her new life and dreams now that she is free. A time that isn't often written about, the Reconstruction Period offers a fascinating milieu for the reflections of a young girl as she determines what freedom means to her. An epilogue, historical notes, photos, and maps provide additional information.

Ages
11, 12, 13
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 7
Grade Level Equivalent
4.8
Lexile Measure
820
DRA
40
Guided Reading
S
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
224
Genre
Diaries and Journals, Historical Fiction, Series

About the Author

Joyce Hansen Joyce Hansen is inspired by and writes for her students. Her works include The Captive and Women of Hope .

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