The Liberty Letters: Personal Correspondence of Elizabeth Walton and Abigail Matthews: The Story of Pocahontas, 1613
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The Liberty Letters: Personal Correspondence of Elizabeth Walton and Abigail Matthews: The Story of Pocahontas, 1613 (Liberty Lettters)

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The Liberty Letters(tm) series explores the lives of teens who courageously lived out their faith and commitment to God in challenging times. power of friendship, courage, ingenuity, and faith to make a difference in the key events of U.S. history. In this book, Elizabeth Walton of London, England corresponds with her friend, Abigail Matthews. Abigail is a daring adventure...more
Hardcover, 247 pages
Published September 9th 2003 by Zonderkidz (first published September 1st 2003)
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When Abigail and Elizabeth corrspond from America (the new world) and england. THey find that differnet worlds can change a person. Elizabeth is attending balls and partys. While Abigail is loosing her parents to illness and working to servive each day.
This book is written in the form of letters between two friends. Elizabeth Walton and Abigail Matthews are both eleven years old in the summer of 1609, and are the best of friends. But their lives take very different paths when Abigail's family decides to leave England to settle in the new colony of Jamestown, Virginia. Saddened by their separation, the friends keep up a regular correspondence with each other. Elizabeth's life continues much as it always has, although more is expected of her as...more
Out of the many diary-style books I have read over the years, this book and series is by far my favorite. The story of friends Elizabeth and Abigail is absolutely beautiful as these girls write to one another and grow to womanhood, each dealing with very different changes and challenges along the way.

Abigail's family has set sail with the Virginia Co. to the New World. New dangers and new adventures await. But Abigail must learn how to forgive, and how to love, and stand strong in her faith when...more
Abigail leaves her comfort in England to a new country America.Both her parents are killed one by starvation because no one will go outside to look for food,Because if they do they will get shot by the Indians.The other parent gets shot by a Indian.Abigail is fighting through all this hatred when Indian princess Pocahontas is captured and lives with Abigail to learn about the English customs.You have to find out if Abigail will forgive the princess whose father killed both her parents, or will s...more
I remember loving this book. I haven't read it in a few years, but I thought the characters felt real, and the things that went on were touching.
An interesting story in letter form, with lots of interesting historical tidbits.
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Nancy LeSourd is an author, attorney, wife, and mother of two, who lives in the Washington D. C. area. She has a B.A. in political science from Agnes Scott College, a M.A. from Tufts University in secondary education with an emphasis on American History, and a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. A William Robertson Coe fellow in American history, she taught American history to middle and h...more
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