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Horseback on the Boston Post Road, 1704 (American Sisters #2)
A SECRET JOURNEY As the winter of 1704 approaches, New Englanders are reeling from the news of war with the French and Indians. A mysterious letter has arrived for Madame Sarah Kemble Knight, instructing her to bring the identical twin servants, 12-year-old Hester and Philena, on a long, dangerous journey by horse from Boston toward New Haven, Connecticut. But Madame ...more
Paperback, 180 pages
Published December 1st 2000 by Aladdin Paperbacks
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Middle grade historical fiction set in Colonial North America
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Twelve-year-old twins Hester and Philena, indentured servants to Madame Sarah Kemble Knight in her Boston home, have no memory of their parents. Yet their predictable life, the only one they know, is about to change. Madame Knight receives a letter summoning her to New Haven. She decides to bring her fifteen-year-old daughter, Polly, along, as well as Hester. But a devastated Philena is forced to stay behind, to care for Madame Knight's mother, Goodwife Kemble. However, Goodwife Kemble sends ...more
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