Give Me Liberty L. M. Elliott

Give Me Liberty

Author: L. M. Elliott
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Book Title
Give Me Liberty
Author
L. M. Elliott
ISBN
9780060744236
An exciting novel for tweens that captures the dawn of the American Revolution.Life is tough for thirteen-year-old Nathaniel Dunn, an indentured servant in colonial Virginia. Then in a twist of luck, he meets Basil, a kind schoolmaster, and an arrangement is struck lending Nathaniel's labor to a Williamsburg carriage maker. Basil introduces Nathaniel to music, books, and philosophies that open his mind to new attitudes about equality.The year is 1775, and as colonists voice their rage over England's taxation, Patrick Henry's words give me liberty, or give me death become the sounding call for action. Should Nathaniel and Basil join the fight? What is the meaning of liberty in a country reliant on indentured servants and slaves? Nathaniel must face the puzzling choices a dawning nation lays before him."Filled with action, well-drawn characters, and a sympathetic understanding of many points of view." --ALA BooklistBinding Type: PaperbackAuthor: L. M. ElliottPublisher: Katherine Tegen BooksPublished: 02/26/2008ISBN: 9780060744236Pages: 376Weight: 0.59lbsSize: 7.58h x 5.24w x 0.79dAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 109797 / Give Me LibertyReading Level: 5.4 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 10

An exciting novel for tweens that captures the dawn of the American Revolution.

Life is tough for thirteen-year-old Nathaniel Dunn, an indentured servant in colonial Virginia. Then in a twist of luck, he meets Basil, a kind schoolmaster, and an arrangement is struck lending Nathaniel's labor to a Williamsburg carriage maker. Basil introduces Nathaniel to music, books, and philosophies that open his mind to new attitudes about equality.

The year is 1775, and as colonists voice their rage over England's taxation, Patrick Henry's words give me liberty, or give me death become the sounding call for action. Should Nathaniel and Basil join the fight? What is the meaning of liberty in a country reliant on indentured servants and slaves? Nathaniel must face the puzzling choices a dawning nation lays before him.

"Filled with action, well-drawn characters, and a sympathetic understanding of many points of view." --ALA Booklist



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: L. M. Elliott
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Published: 02/26/2008
ISBN: 9780060744236
Pages: 376
Weight: 0.59lbs
Size: 7.58h x 5.24w x 0.79d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 109797 / Give Me Liberty
Reading Level: 5.4 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 10

An exciting novel for tweens that captures the dawn of the American Revolution.

Life is tough for thirteen-year-old Nathaniel Dunn, an indentured servant in colonial Virginia. Then in a twist of luck, he meets Basil, a kind schoolmaster, and an arrangement is struck lending Nathaniel's labor to a Williamsburg carriage maker. Basil introduces Nathaniel to music, books, and philosophies that open his mind to new attitudes about equality.

The year is 1775, and as colonists voice their rage over England's taxation, Patrick Henry's words give me liberty, or give me death become the sounding call for action. Should Nathaniel and Basil join the fight? What is the meaning of liberty in a country reliant on indentured servants and slaves? Nathaniel must face the puzzling choices a dawning nation lays before him.

"Filled with action, well-drawn characters, and a sympathetic understanding of many points of view." --ALA Booklist



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: L. M. Elliott
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Published: 02/26/2008
ISBN: 9780060744236
Pages: 376
Weight: 0.59lbs
Size: 7.58h x 5.24w x 0.79d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 109797 / Give Me Liberty
Reading Level: 5.4 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 10