Dear America series

Cannons at Dawn: The Second Diary of Abigail Jane Stewart

By Kristiana Gregory

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From the winter of 1779 until 1781, Abigail Stewart and her family follow the path of her father's Continental Army unit after their Valley Forge home burns down, enduring harsh winters and scarce food, and narrowly escaping danger time and again.
The sequel to The Winter of Red Snow.

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Across the Wide and Lonesome Prairie: The Oregon Trail Diary of Hattie Campbell

By Kristiana Gregory

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In her diary, thirteen-year-old Hattie chronicles her family's arduous 1847 journey from Missouri to Oregon on the Oregon Trail.
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A Picture of Freedom: The Diary of Clotee, a Slave Girl

By Patricia C. McKissack

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In 1859 twelve-year-old Clotee, a house slave who must conceal the fact that she can read and write, records in her diary her experiences and her struggle to decide whether to escape to freedom.
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The Winter of Red Snow: The Revolutionary War Diary of Abigail Jane Stewart

By Kristiana Gregory

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Eleven-year-old Abigail presents a diary account of life in Valley Forge from December 1777 to July 1778 as General Washington prepares his troops to fight the British.

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