Friday, November 5, 2010

Forge by Laurie Halse Anderson

"Can you walk?" someone asked me.

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Summary: Separated from his friend Isabel after their daring escape from slavery, fifteen-year-old Curzon serves as a free man in the Continental Army at Valley Forge until he and Isabel are thrown together again, as slaves once more.

Publisher: Atheneum; 297 pages

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I loved the book. I have even been able to get kids to read this one. A small group, but still some kids are enjoying reading this book. Newbery worthy. It was a major flaw that the committee skipped "Chains" when it had a chance to honor one of the best books to be written in recent years.