Sophia's War

A Tale of the Revolution

By Avi

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ISBN
978-1-44241-441-9 978-1-44241-443-3
Publisher
S & S/Beach Lane


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on October 1, 2012  |  Fiction

Gr 5-9–Sophia Calderwood, 12, and her parents live in British-occupied Manhattan, 1776; her brother William has joined the rebel army. Masquerading as Tories, the Calderwoods are able to stay in their home, but are forced to house British officers. Their first boarder is handsome Lieutenant John André. He captivates Sophia, despite her hatred for the enemy and her anger when he refuses to aid her beloved brother, now in British hands. William dies amid the horrifying conditions of a prison ship and Sophia vows vengeance. Three...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on September 1, 2012

When the British take control of New York City in 1776, life changes for young Sophia Calderwood. Her brother is missing in action on the rebel front; her wounded father is out of work; and the family is forced to billet a British officer, the dashing John Andre, who touches her girlish heart but never changes her loyalty to the American cause. Several years later, when asked to take a job ostensibly as a maid...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2012

The British take control of New York City in 1776; several years later, Sophia Calderwood takes a job surreptitiously as a spy a...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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