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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (176 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Ann Rinaldi Narrator: Caroline Clay Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: June 2016 ISBN: 9781440768736
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Though thirteen-year-old Mary is happy to keep quiet about the secret instruction she receives at Miss Prudence Crandall’s private school for the daughters of the richest families in New England, Mary’s sister Sarah glories in the fuss she creates when she is openly admitted. When Miss Prudence replaces the school’s white students with little misses of color, all sides of the antislavery movement want to use the school to further their own agendas—with Mary and Sarah caught in the middle!

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Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Marilyn | 4/22/2013

    " I listened to the audio book when driving home from Colorado. The author, Ann Rinaldi, takes true historical facts and adds a story to it. It is a YA book about a black girl in 1832. A "colored school is opened for girls". It was good! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 MaryKay | 7/10/2012

    " I learned about what happened to Mary and Sarah at Ms. Crandall's school. Educational for girls is a good thing. It's a shame when people fight against it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Beth Dailey Kenneth | 1/26/2012

    " Great book that uses fiction to teach young readers about slavery, abolitionists, the Underground Railroad. Mary must make hard choices in her life but what a difference they make! This one is a quick must read! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Kelsey Christensen | 5/17/2011

    " This is an okay book about a woman that opens a school for "little misses of color," and the big fuss it causes in the era of the Underground Railroad. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Beth | 11/20/2010

    " Great book that uses fiction to teach young readers about slavery, abolitionists, the Underground Railroad. Mary must make hard choices in her life but what a difference they make! This one is a quick must read! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Kelsey | 3/24/2009

    " This is an okay book about a woman that opens a school for "little misses of color," and the big fuss it causes in the era of the Underground Railroad. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 MaryKay | 3/31/2008

    " I learned about what happened to Mary and Sarah at Ms. Crandall's school. Educational for girls is a good thing. It's a shame when people fight against it. "

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About the Author
Author Ann Rinaldi

Ann Rinaldi is an award-winning author best known for bringing history vividly to life. She has received numerous starred reviews and awards, as well as widespread recognition for her historical novels. Ms. Rinaldi lives in central New Jersey.

About the Narrator

Caroline Clay is a film, television, and voice actress. Her acting credits include appearances on The Message Board, Law & Order, and All My Children. She has also narrated several audiobooks, such as A Wicked War by Amy S. Greenberg, Player Hater by Carl Weber, Casting the First Stone by Kimberla Lawson Roby, and What You Owe Me by Bebe Moore Campbell.