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One cold winter

My 100th post on this blog! Fireworks and huzzahs! Forge (2010), Laurie Halse Anderson, 280 pp. This sequel to Chains delivers on Anderson’s initial promise, providing further exploration of the role of enslaved blacks during the Revolutionary War. This time, Curzon tell the … Continue reading

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In at the start

Chains (2008), by Laurie Halse Anderson, 300 pp. Hard to believe this is by the person who wrote Speak and Wintergirls, powerful novels about the challenges of modern life for young women. For this series, Anderson has shifted gears, creating a story of Isabel, … Continue reading

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