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The astonishing life of Octavian Nothing, traitor to the nation : M. T. Anderson 2 The kingdom on the waves /

by Anderson, M. T.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Astonishing life of Octavian Nothing, traitor to the nation v 2. Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2008Edition: 1st ed.Description: 561p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0763629502.Other title: Octavian Nothing; Traitor to the nation; Kingdom on the waves.Subject(s): African Americans -- Fiction | Freedom -- Fiction | Slavery -- Fiction | Michael L. Printz Honor | Virginia -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Fiction | United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- FictionAwards: Michael L. Printz Honor, 2009.Summary: After escaping from a death sentence in the summer of 1775, Octavian and his tutor, Dr. Trefusis, find shelter but no safe harbor in British-occupied Boston and, on hearing of Lord Dunmore's proclamation offering freedom to slaves who join the counterrevolutionary forces, Octavian and his friends find themselves on board a British ship raiding the shores of Virginia as the Revolutionary War breaks out in full force.
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After escaping from a death sentence in the summer of 1775, Octavian and his tutor, Dr. Trefusis, find shelter but no safe harbor in British-occupied Boston and, on hearing of Lord Dunmore's proclamation offering freedom to slaves who join the counterrevolutionary forces, Octavian and his friends find themselves on board a British ship raiding the shores of Virginia as the Revolutionary War breaks out in full force.

Michael L. Printz Honor, 2009.

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