Title: Riding Freedom
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Publication Date: 1998
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: First edition
Inscribed by the author: 'To Wanda, Hold tight the reins, and your dreams! Pam Munoz Ryan, 1999'. As new condition. 138 p. Bookseller Inventory # 1732
Synopsis: By the age of 12, Charlotte Parkhurst knew that there were many more opportunities in the world of the 1860s for boys than girls. She cut off her hair, donned boy's clothing, and began a new life that gave her many privileges -- including the right to vote.
"With a pacing that moves along at a gallop, this is a skillful execution of a fascinating historical tale." -Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Middle-schoolers will love the horse adventures and the stories of her trickery..."
"Youngsters who liked Caddie Woodlawn better unreformed and who appreciate an atmospheric blend of grit, gorses, and history will want to take a ride with Charley." -Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
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