by Laurie Halse Anderson
Author of Speak and Fever 1793
"The best time to talk to ghosts is just before the sun comes up. That's when ghosts can answer us" (Anderson 1).
Thirteen year old Isabel, and her sister Ruth, are purchased at a slave auction by two cruel masters and carted off to live in New York City as house servants. Set during the American Revolution, this heartfelt story weaves its way through and around various events and famous people of that time.
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