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Sophia's War: A Tale of the Revolution. SIGNED by author

Avi.

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ISBN 10: 1442414413 / ISBN 13: 9781442414419
Published by Beach Lane Books, New York/ London, 2012
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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45,965 CF shelf. NOT ex-library. Metallic red-stamped black spine w/ red bds. Slightly cocked. Author's 2012 presentation to "Afam" on title pg. With glossary, bibliography. Historical fiction set during the American Revolution. Bookseller Inventory # 059108

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Title: Sophia's War: A Tale of the Revolution. ...

Publisher: Beach Lane Books, New York/ London

Publication Date: 2012

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Debra Sfetsios-Conover dj

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Inscribed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Lives hang in the balance in this gripping Revolutionary War adventure from a beloved Newbery medalist.

In 1776, young Sophia Calderwood witnesses the execution of Nathan Hale in New York City, which is newly occupied by the British army. Sophia is horrified by the event and resolves to do all she can to help the American cause. Recruited as a spy, she becomes a maid in the home of General Clinton, the supreme commander of the British forces in America. Through her work she becomes aware that someone in the American army might be switching sides, and she uncovers a plot that will grievously damage the Americans if it succeeds. But the identity of the would-be traitor is so shocking that no one believes her, and so Sophia decides to stop the treacherous plot herself, at great personal peril: She’s young, she’s a girl, and she’s running out of time. And if she fails, she’s facing an execution of her own.
     Master storyteller Avi shows exactly how personal politics can be in this riveting novel that is rich in historical detail and rife with action.

About the Author:

Avi is the author of more than seventy books for children and young adults, including the 2003 Newbery medal winner Crispin: The Cross of Lead. He has won two Newbery Honors and many other awards for his fiction. He lives with his family in Denver, Colorado. Visit him at Avi-Writer.com.

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