Saratoga Captive

Author: Reber, Jack

Subjects: American History; Revolutionary War

Age: 9, 10, 11, 12

Grade: 4, 5, 6, 7

ISBN: 978-0-89824-381-9

Order code: 3819

Price: $14.99
Website price: $10.00

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In September of 1777, while Ruth Anna's father and brother are away fighting the British, her mother is wounded defending the family farm. Ruth Anna tries to get help but instead finds herself captured by Native Americans. She is ransomed as a servant to a noble German family traveling with the Redcoats. Though she is treated kindly, the twelve-year-old must escape to find her father and brother. As a Saratoga captive, she sees both sides of the Revolutionary War and is a witness to a significant turning point in its history. This is a novel full of life and character, as well as historical accuracy, by a master of historical fiction.

Jack Reber is the author of The Eerie Canal and The Ghost from the Schenectady Massacre, historical time travel novels, also published by Royal Fireworks Press. He is a resident of New York.

In September of 1777, while Ruth Anna's father and brother are away fighting the British, her mother is wounded defending the family farm. Ruth Anna tries to get help but instead finds herself captured by Native Americans. She is ransomed as a servant to a noble German family traveling with the Redcoats. Though she is treated kindly, the twelve-year-old must escape to find her father and brother. As a Saratoga captive, she sees both sides of the Revolutionary War and is a witness to a significant turning point in its history. This is a novel full of life and character, as well as historical accuracy, by a master of historical fiction.

Jack Reber is the author of The Eerie Canal and The Ghost from the Schenectady Massacre, historical time travel novels, also published by Royal Fireworks Press. He is a resident of New York.

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