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    Mosby's Rangers

    Wert, Jeffry D.

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    The astonishing life of Octavian Nothing, traitor to the nation

    Anderson, M. T.

    After escaping a death sentence in the summer of 1775, Octavian and his tutor find shelter but no safe harbor in British-occupied Boston and, persuaded by Lord Dunmore's proclamation offering freedom to slaves who join his counterrevolutionary Royal Ethiopian Regiment, Octavian and his friends soon find themselves engaged in naval raids on the Virginia coastline as the Revolutionary War breaks out in full force.

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    Black thunder

    Bontemps, Arna Wendell, 1902-

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    Loving vs. Virginia : a documentary novel of the landmark civil rights case

    Powell, Patricia Hruby, 1951- author.

    Written in blank verse, this is the story of Mildred Loving, an African American girl, and Richard Loving, a Caucasian boy, who challenge the Viriginia law forbidding interracial marriages in the 1950s.

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    The paradox of Jamestown, 1585-1700

    Collier, Christopher, 1930-

    Discusses the circumstances surrounding English colonization of Virginia and the evolution of slavery in that colony.

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    The Virginia colony

    De Capua, Sarah.

    Describes the history of the Virginia colony, including information on its earliest Native American inhabitants, European settlers, and its growth as a colonial society.

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    The colony of Virginia : a primary source history

    Miller, Jake, 1969-

    Tells the story of the Virginia Colony from its founding to the Revolutionary War, and includes short excerpts from related documents, as well as contemporary maps and artwork.

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    Sir William Berkeley : governor of Virginia

    Powell, Phelan.

    Text and illustrations chronicle the life of seventeenth-century politician Sir William Berkeley, whom Charles I appointed governor of Virginia and whom Charles II removed from office after Bacon's Rebellion; includes a glossary, chronology, colonial time line, and further reading list.

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    The double life of Pocahontas

    Fritz, Jean.

    A biography of the famous American Indian princess, emphasizing her life-long adulation of John Smith and the roles she played in two very different cultures.

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    Smith : John Smith and the settlement of Jamestown

    Doak, Robin S. (Robin Santos), 1963-

    An illustrated look at seventeenth-century English explorer John Smith's early life, his legendary rescue by Pocahontas, and his role in the founding of Virginia. Also includes a glossary, a time line, and a further-reading list.

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    John Smith : English explorer and colonist

    Mello, Tara Baukus.

    A biography of the colonist and explorer who led the struggling Jamestown colony through its early years and helped found Virginia.

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    Who was Blackbeard?

    Buckley, James, Jr., 1963-

    A biography of the pirate known as Blackbeard, who may have been Edward Teach, describing how his appearance frightened enemies, and how he has been an inspiration for pirate lore and legend for almost three hundred years.

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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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    Our strange new land

    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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    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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    Or give me death : a novel of Patrick Henry's family

    Rinaldi, Ann.

    With their father away most of the time advocating independence for the American colonies, the children of Patrick Henry try to raise themselves, manage the family plantation, and care for their mentally ill mother.

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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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