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    Jefferson's sons : a founding father's secret children

    Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker.

    A fictionalized look at the last twenty years of Thomas Jefferson's life at Monticello through the eyes of three of his slaves, two of whom were his sons by his slave, Sally Hemings.

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    Virginia bound

    Butler, Amy, 1968-

    Thirteen-year-old orphaned beggar Rob Brackett is kidnapped from the streets of London and taken to the New World for a cruel tobacco farmer master, who also owns a Pamunkey Native American girl named Mattoume.

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    Blood on the river : James Town 1607

    Carbone, Elisa Lynn.

    Traveling to the New World in 1606 as the page to Captain John Smith, twelve-year-old orphan Samuel Collier settles in the new colony of James Town, where he must quickly learn to distinguish between friend and foe.

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    The corn raid : a story of the Jamestown Settlement

    Collier, James Lincoln, 1928-

    Richard Ayre travels to America to become an indentured servant in the Jamestown Colony, where he befriends an Native American boy who teaches him an important lesson about friendship.

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    The starving time

    Hermes, Patricia.

    Nine-year-old Elizabeth keeps a journal of her experiences in the New World as she encounters Indians, suffers hunger and the death of friends, and helps her father build their first home.

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    My Lady Pocahontas : a novel

    Kudlinski, Kathleen V.

    Nuttagwon, daughter of a minor Pamunkey chief, is still a girl when Pocahontas's vision of peace between their people and the newly-arrived English colonists bonds the two in a lifelong friendship as they work together to make the vision a reality.

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    Silent thunder : a Civil War story

    Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

    In 1862 eleven-year-old Summer and her thirteen-year-old brother Rosco take turns describing how life on the quiet Virginia plantation where they are slaves is affected by the Civil War.

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    Little Audrey

    White, Ruth, 1942-

    In 1948, eleven-year-old Audrey lives with her father, mother, and three younger sisters in Jewell Valley, a coal mining camp in Southwest Virginia, where her mother still mourns the death of a baby, her father goes on drinking binges on paydays, and Audrey tries to recover from the scarlet fever that has left her skinny and needing to wear glasses.

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    Bring me some apples and I'll make you a pie : a story about Edna Lewis

    Gourley, Robbin.

    Edna and members of her family gather fruits, berries, and vegetables on their Virginia farm and turn them into wonderful meals. Includes five recipes and facts about the life of Edna Lewis, a descendant of slaves who grew up to be a famous chef.

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    Freedom song : the story of Henry "Box" Brown

    Walker, Sally M.

    Henry Brown copes with slavery by singing, but after his wife and children are sold away he is left with only his freedom song, which gives him strength when friends put him in a box and mail him to a free state.

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