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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (130 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: James Lincoln Collier, Christopher Collier Narrator: Sean Crisden Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Arabus Family Saga Release Date: May 2012 ISBN: 9781482982756
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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?

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Quotes & Awards

  • “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

Listener Opinions

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Michelle | 12/15/2013

    " read for school- interesting "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Rachael | 12/8/2013

    " I really liked it! thought it was great! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Ellie | 11/3/2013

    " The American Revolution changes Willy's life. To survive involves knowing when to tell the truth and when to lie, especially about being a girl. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 ☂ Sea Froakie ☂ | 10/20/2013

    " This book was great! I don't wanna spoil anything because there's a lot of key parts. So, I'll just stick to praise! It's so good! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Orlando | 10/13/2013

    " this book is good.it takes place in the american revolution war.in this book willy is a girl and the death of her father is in the hands of the british.and her mom has been taken away to new york .willy disguised her self to go find her . "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Greg Gladfelter | 8/18/2013

    " It was a pretty good book. It's about an African-Amercian kid during the Civil War. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Yrmanie | 8/13/2013

    " this bookis really sad, it sahows how hard and african amerian young girl had to work so hard to survive without her parents. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Raymond J | 7/28/2013

    " I did not care for this book. I did not like the ending. The only part that was a little exciting was the part when Willy worked for the Ivers and when she told Horace that she was a girl. Other then that, I did not like this book. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Annika | 7/9/2013

    " Awesome gory !!! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Alla | 7/7/2013

    " I guess that it was interesting how the characters in this book came to life. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Rebecca | 5/1/2013

    " has made me rethink how to use historical fiction in curriculum. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Ling | 4/8/2013

    " This book is talking about a black girl, who used to be a slave, went to save her mother from British prisoner ship during Revolutional War. She was an amazing figure in this book. You might want to read it if you like historical books. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Megan Pardini | 4/4/2013

    " My sixth grade teacher read this book to my class. It's a book that I think about often (even 18 years later). The imagery this book created is still in my mind. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Jeremy B | 2/20/2013

    " so far the book is good i still need to fnish it "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jacob | 1/26/2013

    " This was such an exciting book! "

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About the Author
Author 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.

About the Narrator

Sean Crisden is a multitalented actor who has narrated audiobooks in almost every genre, from science fiction to romance, and won two AudioFile Earphones Awards. He has also voiced characters in numerous video games, such as the award-winning ShadowGun, and has appeared in many commercials and films, including The Last Airbender.