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Thursday, September 18, 2008

Liberty Letters: Adventures in Jamestown by Nancy LeSourd

Adventures in Jamestown (Liberty Letters®)

Longing for adventure, Abigail Matthews survives a dangerous journey to the New World as well as the Starving Time, but faces her greatest challenge at the hand of her enemy, the Indian princess, Pocahontas. In London, England, her friend Elizabeth Walton desperately wants to make her mark on her world, but society’s conventions and her own stubborn nature threaten to crush her dreams. Excellent for educators and homeschool use.

Description:
In this revised edition, The Liberty Letters® series introduces fictional characters whose courage, ingenuity, and faith shaped events in U.S. history. Through the power of friendship, each story reveals how God works through ordinary teens in extraordinary times. DARING YOUNG WOMEN—IN THE NEW WORLD AND THE OLD--

FIND MORE ADVENTURE THAN THEY BARGAINED FOR After enduring a dangerous voyage to the New World, Abigail discovers that her fight for survival in Jamestown has only begun.

When she must face her enemy, an Indian princess called Pocahontas, Abigail uncovers the enemy of her own heart—unforgiveness. In London, England, her friend Elizabeth yearns for adventure, but society’s conventions threaten to crush her dreams. As the girls face their deepest fears, they discover how their choices can change a nation’s---and a young woman’s—destiny.

Nancy LeSourd
Nancy LeSourd is an author, attorney, wife, and mother of two, who lives in the Washington D. C. area. She has a B.A. in political science from Agnes Scott College, a M.A. from Tufts University in secondary education with an emphasis on American History, and a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. A William Robertson Coe fellow in American history, she taught American history to middle and high school students. For more information, visit www.libertyletters.com

Author Website:
http://www.libertyletters.com

published September 1st 2008 by Zonderkidz
binding Paperback
isbn 0310713927 (isbn13: 9780310713920)
pages 240
Suggested Uses: Learn & Study
Ages: 9-12

More information and reviews to come!

2 comments and creative thoughts:

Ruth said...

This looks promising. I love YA historical fiction -- good Christian YA in particular.

CherryBlossomMJ said...

I'm waiting on somethings to get put together, but I'll have a review and some more information about this whole series in the near future.

Thanks for stopping by!

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