Colonial America

My Brother Sam Is Dead

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By Collier, James Lincoln and Christopher 

Recounts the tragedy that strikes the Meeker family during the Revolution when one son joins the rebel forces while the rest of the family tries to stay neutral in a Tory town.

Bloody Country, The

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By Collier, James Lincoln and Christopher 

In the mid-eighteenth century a family moves from Connecticut to Pennsylvania and becomes involved in the property conflict between the two states.

Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, The: vol. 1 The Pox Party

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By Anderson, M. T. 

 

Various diaries, letters, and other manuscripts chronicle the experiences of Octavian, a young African American, from birth to age sixteen, as he is brought up as part of a science experiment in the years leading up to and during the Revolutionary War. Winner of the National Book Award, and a Michael L. Printz Honor winner. (Sequel: The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing: Traitor to the Nation, vol. II: Kingdom on the Waves) Cover image

Fever 1793

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By Anderson, Laurie Halse  In 1793 Philadelphia, 16-year-old Matilda Cook, separated from her sick mother, learns about perseverance and self-reliance when she is forced to cope with the horrors of a yellow fever epidemic.
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