Forge by Laurie Halse Anderson. Separated from his friend Isabel after their daring escape from slavery, fifteen-year-old Curzon serves as a free man in the Continental Army at Valley Forge until he and Isabel are thrown together again, as slaves once more.
Give me liberty by L.M. Elliott. Follows the life of thirteen-year-old Nathaniel Dunn, from May 1774 to December 1775, as he serves his indentureship with a music teacher in Williamsburg, Virginia, and witnesses the growing rift between patriots and loyalists, culminating in the American Revolution.
My brother Sam is dead by James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier.All his life, Tim Meeker has looked up to his brother Sam. Sam’s smart and brave—and is now a part of the American Revolution. Not everyone in town wants to be a part of the rebellion. Most are supporters of the British—including Tim and Sam’s father. With the war soon raging, Tim know he’ll have to make a choice—between the Revolutionaries and the Redcoats . . . and between his brother and his father.
The year of the hangman by Gary Blackwood. In 1777, having been kidnapped and taken forcibly from England to the American colonies, fifteen-year-old Creighton becomes part of developments in the political unrest there that may spell defeat for the patriots and change the course of history.