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Escape: Adventures of a Loyalist Family

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Plots, shots, flight, pursuit — all are part of this story from the exciting chapter in America’s history when thousands of Loyalists fled to Canada to evade the vengeance of the American Revolutionaries. Twelve-year-old Ned Seaman tells this lively tale of his family’s perilous journey. Escape may be fiction, but Martha and Caleb Seaman and their children actually existed ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published September 2nd 2000 by Dundurn
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This book is an amazing adventure, I got sucked into this book just staying in to read. I had to pry myself out of the book in order to stop reading. This book is an amazing thrilling adventure of a family escaping to Canada during the american revolutionary war.
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I read this aloud to my boys (9, 7, and 5), and it was a good complement to our studies about the United Empire Loyalists.
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Mary Beacock Fryer is a well-known expert on Upper Canadian history and has written many biographies, including a trilogy on the Simcoe family: Elizabeth Posthuma Simcoe, Our Young Soldier, and John Graves Simcoe. Among Fryer's other books are Bold, Brave, and Born to Lead and Buckskin Pimpernel. She lives in Toronto.