By Lavender, William
Fourteen-year-old Jane Prentice, orphaned daughter of an English earl,
arrives in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1776 to find her family and
her loyalties divided over the question of American independence.
By Lasky, Kathryn
Mary, her mother, and her brother Caleb live in Salem,
Massachusetts, during the time of the Salem Witch Trials. When their
mother is accused of practicing witchcraft, Mary and Caleb must decide
whether their mother is innocent, and if she is, how they can help her
escape before it is too late.
By Elliott, Laura
Follows the life of thirteen-year-old Nathaniel Dunn, from
May 1774 to December 1775, as he serves his indentureship with a music
teacher in Williamsburg, Virginia, and witnesses the growing rift
between patriots and loyalists, culminating in the American Revolution.
By Duble, Kathleen Benner
Two sisters, aged ten and twelve, are accused of witchcraft in Andover,
Massachusetts, in 1692 and await trial in a miserable prison while
their mother desperately searches for some way to obtain their freedom.
By Draper, Sharon
Two fifteen-year-old girls--one a slave and the other an indentured
servant--escape their Carolina plantation and try to make their way to
Fort Moses, Florida, a Spanish colony that gives sanctuary to slaves.
By Anderson, M. T.
After escaping from a death sentence in the summer of 1775, Octavian
and his tutor, Dr. Trefusis, find shelter but no safe harbor in
British-occupied Boston and, on hearing of Lord Dunmore's proclamation
offering freedom to slaves who join the counterrevolutionary forces,
Octavian and his friends find themselves on board a British ship
raiding the shores of Virginia as the Revolutionary War breaks out in