War Comes to Willy Freeman by James Lincoln Collier audiobook

War Comes to Willy Freeman

By James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier
Read by Sean Crisden

Blackstone Publishing, Blackstone Publishing, Blackstone Publishing

The Arabus Family Saga: Book 1

Unabridged

Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781935430773

Runtime: 3.75 Hours
Category: Fiction
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English

Summary

Summary

Willy Freeman's life changes forever when she witnesses her father's death at the hands of the Redcoats and returns home to find that the British have taken her mother as a prisoner to New York City. Willy, disguised as a boy, begins her long search for her mother and luckily finds a haven at the famous Fraunces Tavern. But even with the help of Sam Fraunces and her fellow worker, Horace, Willy knows that to be black, female, and free leaves her open to danger at every turn. What will tomorrow bring?

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Well-researched historical fiction.” AudioFile
“As always, the Colliers pay close attention to history…A fast-paced, enlightening piece of historical fiction.” Booklist
“This is righteous adventure, strong in history, ever on the move, and crackling with confrontations.” Kirkus Reviews

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Author

Author Bio: James Lincoln Collier

Author Bio: James Lincoln Collier

James Lincoln Collier has written many books for children, including Give Dad My Best and Planet out of the Past. He has also contributed more than five hundred articles to the New York Times Magazine, Reader’s Digest, and Boy’s Life. His honors include the Kidger Prize for Teaching, the Jane Addams Peace Prize, and the Newbery Honor.

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Author Bio: Christopher Collier

Author Bio: Christopher Collier

Christopher Collier is an author and historian. He attended Clark University and Columbia University, where he earned his PhD. He was the official Connecticut State Historian from 1984 to 2004 and is now professor of history emeritus at the University of Connecticut. He is the brother of James Lincoln Collier, with whom he has written a number of novels, most of which are based on historic events. His books have been nominated for several awards, including the Newbery Honor and the Pulitzer Prize.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : Library CD
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 3.75
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English