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Unbound : a novel in verse / Ann E. Burg.

Burg, Ann E., (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Rockville Public Library.
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Rockville Public Library J BUR (Text to phone) 34035144451743 Juvenile Fiction Available -

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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.
Target Audience Note:
Middle School.
900 Lexile.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader 5.1.
Reading Counts! 6.2.
Awards Note:
A Junior Library Guild Selection
Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award, 2019.
Nutmeg Award Nominee, Intermediate, 2020.
Subject: Slaves > United States > Juvenile fiction.
African American families > Juvenile fiction.
Slavery > United States > Juvenile fiction.
Dismal Swamp (N.C. and Va.) > Juvenile fiction.
Southern States > History > 1775-1865 > Juvenile fiction.
Novels in verse.
Slavery > Fiction.
Fugitive slaves > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Family life > Fiction.
Dismal Swamp (N.C. and Va.) > Fiction.
Southern States > History > 1775-1865 > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.

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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


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