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Jones, Elizabeth McDavid

Summary: In 1776, eleven-year-old Felicity suspects that an amateur naturalist visiting her family's Virginia plantation may actually be a British spy mapping Patriot plantations in advance of British raids. Includes historical information about the Revolutionary War.

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Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC JON

Austin, Lynn N.

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Summary: In the aftermath of the Civil War, Josephine vows to rebuild her family's once-grand Virginia plantation. But in the face of such destruction, is redemption and faith in God possible? The difficult years of the Reconstruction era are brought to life by interweaving the stories of three women--daughter, mother, and freed slave--in a riveting tale.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House 2012

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Mack, Stanley.

Summary: In 1861, a young slave named Sam escapes to search for his father, who has been conscripted into the Confederate army, and makes his way to a northern city, while back at the Virginia plantation where Sam was raised Annabelle, the owner's daughter, struggles to run things after her father's death.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Childrens Books 2012

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Johnson, Sadeqa

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Summary: Born on a plantation but set apart from the others by her mother's position as a medicine woman, a young slave is forced to leave home at eighteen and unexpectedly finds herself in an infamously cruel jail. Born on a plantation in Charles City, Virginia, Pheby Brown was promised her freedom on her eighteenth birthday. Instead she finds herself thrust into the bowels of slavery at the infamous...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Johnson 2021

Jones, Elizabeth McDavid

Summary: In 1776, eleven-year-old Felicity runs the household while her mother and siblings are away, but is distracted by her horse's ill health, two strangers in town, and the fear that a box of family heirlooms is haunted. Includes historical information about life in colonial Williamsburg.

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Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Pub. 2009

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC JON

Jones, Edward P.

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Summary: Henry Townsend, a black farmer, bootmaker, and former slave, has a fondness for Paradise Lost and an unusual mentor -- William Robbins, perhaps the most powerful man in antebellum Virginia's Manchester County. Under Robbins's tutelage, Henry becomes proprietor of his own plantation -- as well as of his own slaves. When he dies, his widow, Caldonia, succumbs to profound grief, and things begin...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Amistad 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JON

Tripp, Valerie

Summary: During a visit to her grandfather's plantation in Virginia during the summer of 1775, Felicity's loyalty is torn between her father and Ben, her father's apprentice who needs her help as he runs away to join George Washington's army of Patriots.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pleasant Co. 1992

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC TRI

Tripp, Valerie

Summary: During a visit to her grandfather's plantation in Virginia during the summer of 1775, Felicity's loyalty is torn between her father and Ben, her father's apprentice who needs her help as he runs away to join George Washington's army of Patriots.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pleasant Co. 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC TRI

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