Time Traitor

Time Traitor

by Todd McClimans
Time Traitor

Time Traitor

by Todd McClimans


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Have you ever wished you could go back in time? Where would you go? What would you see? What if you had the power to alter history, to manipulate events and make yourself rich, famous, or powerful?
Kristi Connors is too miserable in the present to care about history. Shipped off to boarding school in the midst of her parents' divorce, Kristi wants nothing more than to run home and find her mom and dad together again. In hopes of being kicked out, Kristi causes chaos throughout George Washington Prep, and especially enjoys harassing her brash, ill-tempered history teacher, Dr. Xavier Arnold, with endless pranks.
Ty Jordan just wants to be left alone. Sent to GWP by his English stepfather after the sudden death of his mother, Ty dreams of disappearing into the pages of the books he reads, far away from the bullies who torment him at every turn.
When the two unlikely friends find themselves in Dr. Arnold's detention dungeon, they make a startling discovery-their teacher has invented a working time machine! The next thing they know, Kristi and Ty are jettisoned back in time to the Revolutionary War as part of Dr. Arnold's scheme to change American history in favor of his infamous ancestor and the country's greatest traitor, General Benedict Arnold. They soon realize their lives in the twenty-first century, a time of cell phones, flat screens, and iPods, weren't as bad as they'd imagined. But to get home, they must thwart their teacher's mad scheme while evading slave catchers, surviving bloody battles, and serving as nurses for sick and wounded soldiers.
Follow Kristi and Ty on their trek through time in TIME TRAITOR.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781937997366
Publisher: Northampton House
Publication date: 01/16/2014
Series: American Epochs , #1
Pages: 182
Sales rank: 1,103,858
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.42(d)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

About the Author

Todd McClimans is an elementary school principal and former fifth grade teacher. He holds BA degrees in Creative Writing and Elementary Education and MAs in Creative writing and Educational Leadership.
Todd lives in Pennsylvania with his wife and three kids. A self-styled history buff and fantasy nerd, Todd first became interested in writing about American history when teaching his fifth graders the riveting stories of patriots and their struggle for independence during the Revolutionary War. He aims to bring history to life for young readers by writing stories with a careful mixture of historical fact and fantastical story-telling with characters to which young readers can relate.
Outside of his duties as principal, husband, father, and writer, Todd spends his free time (as sparse as it may be) reading, running, and riding his bike. He is an avid reader of anything fantasy and lists his current favorite authors (a list that is never exhaustive) as Lois Lowry, J.K. Rowlings, J.R.R. Tolkien, Stephen King, David McCollugh, and George R.R. Martin.
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