Review ☆ Chains Author Laurie Halse Anderson 109

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Couple the Locktons who have no sympathy for the American Revolution and even less for Ruth and Isabel When Isabel meets Curzon a slave with ties to the Patriots he encourages her to spy on her owners who know details of British plans for invasion She is reluctant at first but when the un 35 Stars

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Chains Author Laurie Halse Anderson

If an entire nation could seek its freedom why not a girl As the Revolutionary War begins thirteen year old Isabel wages her own fightfor freedom Promised freedom upon the death of their owner she and her sister Ruth in a cruel twist of fate become the property of a malicious New York City My discovery of Laurie Halse Anderson s Chains came at the best possible time I had recently read and reviewed Steve Sheinkin s King George What Was His Problem a book that looks at the stories behind the American Revolution that they don t teach you in school I enjoyed the title thoroughly but one point had me baffled Why on earth did American slaves fight or aid the Revolution when Britain was anti slavery It just didn t make any sense It reminded me of that black character on the kids show Liberty s Kids and my husband asking So is he insane And up until now no book written for kids fiction or informational has ever really addressed this uestion to my satisfaction Enter Laurie Halse Anderson As she says of the book A decade ago

Characters Chains Author Laurie Halse Anderson

Thinkable happens to Ruth Isabel realizes her loyalty is available to the bidder who can provide her with freedomFrom acclaimed author Laurie Halse Anderson comes this compelling impeccably researched novel that shows the lengths we can go to cast off our chains both physical and spiritual Laurie Halse Anderson always writes well My heart was in my mouth all the way Sal is wonderful and feisty trying to find a way out of a situation that appears to have no way out My only objection is that there s a seuel and I don t have it


10 thoughts on “Chains Author Laurie Halse Anderson

  1. says:

    oh i like lha much better when she is writing historical fiction than when she is writing her girls with problems books not that this girl doesn't have problems she is a slave which trumps anorexia as far as problems go but overall isabel is a winsome character than les autres one that you actually would like to

  2. says:

    My discovery of Laurie Halse Anderson’s Chains came at the best possible time I had recently read and reviewed Steve Sheinkin’s King George What Was His Problem a book that looks at the stories behind the American Revolution that they don’t teach you in school I enjoyed the title thoroughly but one point had me baffled Why on

  3. says:

    That the uestion was not whether by a declaration of independence we should make ourselves what we are not; but whether we should declare a fact which already exists Thomas JeffersonThe author of Chains Laurie Halse Anderson is “descended from many soldiers who fought in the American Revolution”So am I I am literally a Daughte

  4. says:

    Halfway through Wow this is a painful book in all the best ways I'm wondering whether the story is going to manage to pull off some hope by the end and if so how it's going to do so without cheating So far a powerful book and one that's hard to put downAfter finishing A disconcerting look at New York City during the Revolutionary War from the point of view of Isabel a black girl living there hearing talk of fre

  5. says:

    It's taken me forever to getting around to writing a review of this book I read it about six weeks ago I suppose this is because it's getting near universal acclaim while I found it rather ho hum Perhaps reading all the positive rev

  6. says:

    35 Stars

  7. says:

    If an entire nation could seek its freedom why not a girl And if a girl was to seek her freedom how could she do such a fo

  8. says:

    What a TREASUREWhat a JEWEL of a novel Amazingly engrossing and movingly written I can’t say enough good things about this book If you are a parent an educator a middle grade student or enjoy historical fiction reads this

  9. says:

    Laurie Halse Anderson always writes well My heart was in my mouth all the way Sal is wonderful and feisty trying to find a way out of a situation that appears to have no way out My only objection is that there's a

  10. says:

    This book has sat on my shelf for literally a decade I've never had the urge to pick it up but always had this nagging feeling that I should read it someday Now I'm reading it and I'm just not engaged Am I a ter

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