Hope's Crossingby Joan Elizabeth Goodman
They came from across Long Island Sound, Tories in search of plunder and ransom, bringing terror to Hope Wakeman's Connecticut home. The family is defenseless now that Father is away serving in General Washington's army. They can only watch as Noah Thomas and his crew strip the house of treasured belongings. And before she realizes what is happening, Hope finds… See more details below
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They came from across Long Island Sound, Tories in search of plunder and ransom, bringing terror to Hope Wakeman's Connecticut home. The family is defenseless now that Father is away serving in General Washington's army. They can only watch as Noah Thomas and his crew strip the house of treasured belongings. And before she realizes what is happening, Hope finds herself a captive and a slave to Thomas's ill-tempered wife. Hope has one unlikely ally: Thomas's plucky mother is a different sort of Tory, one who sees beyond partisan divisions. Together the frail old woman and the girl set off in search of safety, on a journey that takes them from the tiny villages of Long Island to the bustling Tory stronghold of Manhattan. A map helps readers follow along on this journey, during which many astonishing things are revealed to Hope about herself and her companion.
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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- Age Range:
- 10 - 12 Years
Meet the Author
Joan Elizabeth Goodman has written several novels of highly acclaimed historical fiction. She lives with her husband and their two children in New York City.
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Used this book for a book report u must read this
¿A captivating chronicle about a young girl who strives to return back to her family, but learns that only the strength of hope will save her from agony.¿
This is definitely a must-read book! Through the historical setting and time differs from today, one cannot help sense a compassion with the main character in the book. I have read this book for a report, received a great grade, and enjoyed this book as a whole!
I loved this book! It was very exciting and gave you some information about the Revolutionary war! I highly recommend it!
Thrills from the start! I love fiction, this book is fiction, but its also recommend by teachers and parents because it has historical events in it. Fabulous!
I didnt get this book for here, I got it from my school library, but I enjoyed it very much. I thought it was well writen and was perfect for what I needed it for. I didnt search for the book at all, I guess it was luck. I was running into the library and I had 1 minute until teh bell would ring and I ran to the fiction section and grabed it..luckly it was one of te best books I have ever read. You should really get this book!!
this was a good book..i rarely ever read books in the summer but this book just kept me turning the pages and not putting it down.
My teacher recamended this for are book project becase we have to do it on historical fiction and im thinking about this one???