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War Comes to Willy Freeman

War Comes to Willy Freeman

by Christopher Collier, James Lincoln Collier
A free 13-year-old black girl in Connecticut is caught up in the horror of the Revolutionary War and the danger of being returned to slavery when her patriot father is killed by the British and her mother disappears.
Interest Level
Grades 6 - 8
Grade Level Equivalent
4.8
Lexile Measure
800L
DRA
50
Guided Reading
U
Publisher
RHS - RANDOM HOUSE
Genre
Historical Fiction

About the Authors

Contributor Image Alt Tag Christopher Collier My Brother Sam Is Dead, published in 1974, gave readers a realistic view of the Revolutionary War on the eve of the U.S. Bicentennial in 1976. It was a Newbery Honor Book in 1975 and was designated a Notable Book by the American Library Association. It was also nominated for a National Book Award in 1975.
Contributor Image Alt Tag James Lincoln Collier James Lincoln Collier's most famous book, "My Brother Sam Is Dead," won the Newbery Honor Book Award in 1974.

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