Who Is Carrie?

Who Is Carrie?

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by James Lincoln Collier, Christopher Collier
     
 

Carrie has been a kitchen slave in Sam Fraunces's  tavern in New York City for as long as she can  remember. But after she narrowly escapes a  kidnapper, Carrie becomes more curious about her mysterious  past. After all, she doesn't even know her own  last name.

When her friend Dan  Arabus comes to town, he

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Overview

Carrie has been a kitchen slave in Sam Fraunces's  tavern in New York City for as long as she can  remember. But after she narrowly escapes a  kidnapper, Carrie becomes more curious about her mysterious  past. After all, she doesn't even know her own  last name.

When her friend Dan  Arabus comes to town, he talks about his dream of  buying his mother's freedom with the Continental notes  his father left him. Deciding to help Dan  discover how much the notes are worth, Carrie finds  herself eavesdropping on Thomas Jefferson, Alexander  Hamilton, and President Washington himself. What's  more, Carrie also stumbles upon the startling  truth about her own family.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780440495369
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Publication date:
03/01/1987
Series:
Arabus Family Saga Ser.
Edition description:
REISSUE
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.17(w) x 7.61(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile:
880L (what's this?)
Age Range:
10 - 12 Years

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Who Is Carrie? 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This was one of my favorite books as a kid. I picked it up because my name is Carrie, but it turned out to be very interesting and informative. It's a must read for all younger readers!