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American Challenge: Revolution, A New Nation, and Westward Expansion (Sisters in Time #5-8)

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Girls are girls wherever they live—and the Sisters in Time series shows that girls are girls whenever they lived, too! This new collection brings together four historical fiction books for 8–12-year-old girls:
Lydia the Patriot: The Boston Massacre (covering the year 1770),
Kate and the Spies: The American Revolution (1775),
Betsy’s River Adventure: The Journey Westward (18
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Paperback, 576 pages
Published August 1st 2011 by Barbour Books (first published January 1st 2011)
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Maeve
Sep 03, 2011 Maeve rated it really liked it
After having read American Dream: The New World, Colonial Times, and Hints of Revolution, I was excited to read this book. Each of these stories is filled with interesting characters and great historical facts. Coming from Boston and having ancestors who fought in the Revolutionary War, these stories captured my attention.

Lydia the Patriot by Susan Martins Miller 2004 The Boston Massacre (1770)
This story is the telling of the Bosotn Massacre. This story is told through the eyes of ten year old,
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Judy
Jul 23, 2011 Judy rated it it was amazing
American Challenge Novella ISBN 978-1-61626-463-5 August 2011
Historical Fiction 1770-1819 For 8-12 year old girls.

All these stories are unique and filled with great historical facts. Each story has many situations of how to live to please God, such as not getting revenge. The stories may be aimed at young girls but the lessons are great for all ages. The last pages help understand more of what was mentioned in the books. Time lines of historical events, description of words used in the stories,
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Meagan Myhren-bennett
Jul 29, 2011 Meagan Myhren-bennett rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Homeschoolers, Elementary History Teachers, Children's Libraries, Preteen readers
Recommended to Meagan by: Net Galley
AMERICAN CHALLENGE

1770 – 1819

4-in-1



1) Lydia the Patriot by Susan Martins Miller takes place during the time of the Boston Massacre. Lydia’s family is divided in how they feel about the British occupation of Boston. What Lydia can’t see is the person behind the uniform and as a result is cruel to anyone who does not hate the British. But when violence again erupts in Boston and her taunts place her family in danger, she learns a valuable lesson in the value of family!

2) Kate and the Spies by JoAn
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Sep 12, 2013 Amie rated it liked it
Was a great book even if it's written for teens. Lots of good history is written in the book even if the story was fiction. A very enjoyable book to read.
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This book is cool because it has four different books. But one of these books I would have to give a bad review.
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Other Books in the Series

Sisters in Time (1 - 10 of 24 books)
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  • Betsy's River Adventure: The Journey Westward
  • Grace and the Bully: Drought on the Frontier
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