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Riding Freedom by Pam Muñoz Ryan
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Dec 28, 2011

it was amazing
bookshelves: historical-fiction, easy-reader, middle-grade, pioneer-skills
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By the age of 12, Charlotte Parkhurst knows the world of the 1860s holds more opportunities for boys than girls. So she cuts off her hair, dons boy's clothing and begins a new life that gives her many privileges, including the right to vote. Finalist for the 1999-2000 California Young Reader Medal. "A skillful execution of a fascinating historical tale, " says "...moreBy the age of 12, Charlotte Parkhurst knows the world of the 1860s holds more opportunities for boys than girls. So she cuts off her hair, dons boy's clothing and begins a new life that gives her many privileges, including the right to vote. Finalist for the 1999-2000 California Young Reader Medal. "A skillful execution of a fascinating historical tale, " says "Publishers Weekly."
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Christy Pam Ryan is an outstanding writer and does a masterful job in creating a living character from the pages of history.


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