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- DescriptionTraitor! Dency Wright overhears her Uncle Samuel talking to a British spy. She learns that British soldiers are secretly marching toward Pepperell. They are on their way to ambush the minutemen gathering at Lexington. Her father, brother, and the men of Pepperell are those minutemen. With time to waste, Dency rides through the night, rallying the townspeople to come and fight. The British are coming! We must stop the enemy a Jewett's Bridge! At dawn, the women, children and old men of Pepperell are ready to fight, but Dency kws they are match for a trained militia. It is up to her to find a way to stop the British soldiers, protect the people of Pepperell, and warn the minutemen at Lexington.
- Author BiographyJ.M. Bedell spent her childhood daydreaming in hay fields, talking to cows, and finding new friends between the pages of her books. Encouraged by a college professor to pursue a degree in Writing, she completed a BA in 1999, and an MFA in 2005. Her first project was the children's musical Mischief and Eve which premiered in October 2003. The success of that play encouraged her to continue writing. She published her first book, Finding Courage: History's Young Heroes and Their Amazing Deeds in 2004, followed by Hildur, Queen of the Elves in 2006, Teens in Pakistan in 2009, and Combating Terrorism in 2010. She is a 2005 recipient of the Oregon Literary Fellowship award for Young Readers Literature. J.M. lives in rural Oregon with her husband, four dogs, and a collection of farm animals.
- Author(s)J M Bedell
- Date of Publication23/08/2011
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight168 g
- Width133 mm
- Height203 mm
- Spine8 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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