The Newtown Bookshop is honored that Laurie Halse Anderson will be with us on October 11th at 5pm! Laurie will be featuring her new Young Adult novel "Ashes" which is the conclusion in the Seeds of America Triology.
All are invited to this event at the Newtown Bookshop. You may pre-order any books for the event at the store or on-line below.
Return to the American Revolution in this blistering conclusion to the trilogy that began with the bestselling National Book Award Finalist Chains and continued withForge, which The New York Times called a return not only to the colonial era but to historical accuracy.
As the Revolutionary War rages on, Isabel and Curzon have narrowly escaped Valley Forge but their relief is short-lived. Before long they are reported as runaways, and the awful Bellingham is determined to track them down. With purpose and faith, Isabel and Curzon march on, fiercely determined to find Isabel s little sister Ruth, who is enslaved in a Southern state where bounty hunters are thick as flies.
Heroism and heartbreak pave their path, but Isabel and Curzon won t stop until they reach Ruth, and then freedom, in this grand finale to the acclaimed Seeds of America trilogy from Laurie Halse Anderson.
Laurie Halse Anderson is aNew York Timesbestselling author known for tackling tough subjects with humor and sensitivity. Her work has earned numerous ALA and state awards. Two of her books, Speak andChains, were National Book Award finalists.Chainsalso received the 2009 Scott O Dell Award for Historical Fiction, and Laurie was chosen for the 2009 Margaret A. Edwards Award. Mother of four and wife of one, Laurie lives in Pennsylvania, where she likes to watch the snow fall as she writes. You can follow her adventures on Twitter @HalseAnderson, or visit her at MadWomanintheForest.com.
Return to the American Revolution in this blistering conclusion to the trilogy that began with the bestselling National Book Award Finalist Chains and continued with Forge, which The New York Times called "a return not only to the colonial era but to historical accuracy."
If an entire nation could seek its freedom, why not a girl?
For many readers, Forge "will be one of the best novels they have ever read" (starred review from Kirkus Reviews)
An epidemic of fever sweeps through the streets of 1793 Philadelphia in this novel from Laurie Halse Anderson where "the plot rages like the epidemic itself" (The New York Times Book Review).
The first ten lies they tell you in high school.