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When Freedom Comes (Hope's Revolutionary War Diary #3)

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In Hope's third and final diary, by Kristiana Gregory, we meet Hope once again in the middle of the Revolutionary War, as she continues to bravely face the turmoil and violence.
Hope describes the realities of life in Pennsylvania as she is caught up in the midst of the Revolutionary War. Though the emerging nation's future is still uncertain, Hope remains optimistic and b
Paperback, 112 pages
Published May 1st 2004 by Scholastic Inc.
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Jacquelyn Arbegast
I love these stories. They all tell the story of America's history by using fictional characters that students can relate to.
Theresa Reifon
Format/Length: Chapter book; 112 pages

Theme(s): Adventure, Change, Cherish and Appreciate the things around you, Childhood, Courage, Family/Family Love, Family Struggles, Freedom/Liberation, Friendship, Inner Struggles, Meeting Challenges, War, Survival

Review: The main character is an 11 year young girl named Hope. She is a strong individual, as she is living through the Revolutionary War in Philadelphia. Hope tells of her experience through diary entries and the struggle of staying a close fami
Feb 28, 2010 Rebecca rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Hope Potter is almost eleven years old when she begins her third diary on Christmas Day, 1777. Her older brother Ethan has finally returned home, but their house in Philadelphia is still occupied by British soldiers, and her father is still away fighting for the Patriots. Hope can no longer even see her best friend, Polly, because Polly's parents are Loyalists. Things become even worse when the family learns that Papa is very ill at the American encampment in Valley Forge. Will they be able to d ...more
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This is the third book in the story about Hope and the Revolutionary War. The British have occupied Philadelphia in 1777. The book shows how badly and arrogantly most of them behaved, taking over houses and stealing whatever they wanted from people.

There was also still a problem with the fact that some people supported the British and some the Patriots and this tended to tear towns and even individual families apart. The story shows the strength of some families as they managed to support the P
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I can't rememeber much about this book, all I remember is that this is a really east reading book. I know this was a good book for one it was Dear America for another it was historical fiction. I think everyone should read this.
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Kristiana Gregory grew up in Manhattan Beach, California, two blocks from the ocean. She's always loved to make up stories [ask her family!], telling her younger siblings whoppers that would leave them wide-eyed and shivering. Her first rejection letter at age ten was for a poem she wrote in class when she was supposed to be doing a math assignment. She's had a myriad of odd jobs: telephone operat ...more
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  • Five Smooth Stones : Hope's Diary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1776, (My America)
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