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Forge

Anderson, Laurie Halse

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ISBN 10: 1416961445 / ISBN 13: 9781416961444
Published by Atheneum, New York, New York, U.S.A., 2010
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. First Edition/First Printing. Fine book, rubbing to back of jacket, now brodart protected. Ships in a box. Bookseller Inventory # 002797

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Title: Forge

Publisher: Atheneum, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2010

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition

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In this compelling sequel to Chains, a National Book Award Finalist and winner of the Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction, acclaimed author Laurie Halse Anderson shifts perspective from Isabel to Curzon and brings to the page the tale of what it takes for runaway slaves to forge their own paths in a world of obstacles—and in the midst of the American Revolution.

The Patriot Army was shaped and strengthened by the desperate circumstances of the Valley Forge winter. This is where Curzon the boy becomes Curzon the young man. In addition to the hardships of soldiering, he lives with the fear of discovery, for he is an escaped slave passing for free. And then there is Isabel, who is also at Valley Forge—against her will. She and Curzon have to sort out the tangled threads of their friendship while figuring out what stands between the two of them and true freedom.

Book Details:

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Publication Date: 10/19/2010
  • Pages: 304
  • Reading Level: Age 10 and Up

About the Author:

Laurie Halse Anderson is a New York Times bestselling author known for tackling tough subjects with humor and sensitivity. Her work has earned numerous ALA and state awards. Two of her books, Chains and Speak, were National Book Award finalists. Chains also received the 2009 Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction, and Laurie was chosen for the 2009 Margaret A. Edwards Award. Mother of four and wife of one, Laurie lives in Pennsylvania, where she likes to watch the snow fall as she writes. You can follow her adventures on Twitter @HalseAnderson, or visit her at MadWomanintheForest.com.

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