Unbound : a novel in verse / Ann E. Burg.
- ISBN: 0545934273
- ISBN: 9780545934275
- ISBN: 0545934273 : HRD
- ISBN: 9780545934275 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
- ISBN: 0545934273 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
- Physical Description: 345 pages ; 21 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2016.
The day nine-year-old Grace is called to work in the kitchen in the Big House, everyone warns her to to keep her head down and her thoughts to herself, but the more she sees of the oppressive Master and his hateful wife, the more she questions things until one day her thoughts escape--and to avoid being separated she and her family flee into the Dismal Swamp, to join the other escaped slaves who live there.
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Accelerated Reader 5.1.
Reading Counts! 6.2.
A Junior Library Guild Selection
Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award, 2019.
Nutmeg Award Nominee, Intermediate, 2020.
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Ann Burg's debut novel, ALL THE BROKEN PIECES (2009), was named a Jefferson Cup award winner and an IRA Notable Book for a Global Society, among its many honors. Her follow-up, SERAFINA'S PROMISE (2013), was named an ALA Notable, Parents' Choice Gold Award Winner, and an NAACP Image Award finalist. Burg worked as an English teacher for ten years before becoming a full-time writer. She lives in Rhinebeck, New York, with her family. You can visit her online at www.annburg.com