Presentation on theme: "Chains By Laurie Halse Anderson After being sold to a cruel couple in New York City, a slave named Isabel spies for the rebels during the Revolutionary."— Presentation transcript:
Chains By Laurie Halse Anderson After being sold to a cruel couple in New York City, a slave named Isabel spies for the rebels during the Revolutionary War.
Fever, 1793 By Laurie Halse Anderson In 1793 Philadelphia, sixteen- 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.
Two Girls of Gettysburg By Lisa Klein When the Civil War breaks out, two cousins, Lizzie and Rosanna, find themselves on opposite sides of the conflict until the war reunites them in the town of Gettysburg.
Flygirl By Sherri L. Smith During World War II, a light- skinned African American girl "passes" for white in order to join the Women Airforce Service Pilots.
Spy! By Anna Myers For Nathan Hale, it was never a question that he should stand up against the king’s rules if he believed them to be unjust. As his father lay dying, Jonah Hawkins promised he would remain loyal to the king and never join the patriots in their resistance. But that promise isn’t easy to keep after he meets his new teacher—Master Nathan Hale—who inspires Jonah to learn and think about the nation’s growing turmoil. As the time for war draws near, the patriots call on all men to fight, and Nathan must leave to battle the British Army. But Jonah’s and Nathan’s paths will cross again, and when they do, Jonah will finally be forced to choose where his loyalties truly lie.
Elephant Run by Roland Smith Nick endures servitude, beatings, and more after his British father's plantation in Burma is invaded by the Japanese in 1941, and when his father and others are taken prisoner and Nick is stranded with his friend Mya, they plan a daring escape on elephants, risking their lives to save Nick's father and Mya's brother from a Japanese prisoner of war camp.
Down the Yukon By Will Hobbs In the wake of Dawson City's Great Fire of 1899, sixteen-year-old Jason and his girlfriend Jamie canoe the Yukon River across Alaska in an epic race from Canada's Klondike to the new gold fields at Cape Nome.
Jason’s Gold By Will Hobbs When news of the discovery of gold in Canada's Yukon Territory in 1897 reaches fifteen-year-old Jason, he embarks on a 10,000- mile journey to strike it rich.