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Laurie Halse Anderson in Wellesley, 18 Oct.

On Tuesday, 18 October, novelist Laurie Halse Anderson will speak at Wellesley Books about Ashes, the third volume in her Seeds of America Trilogy. That trilogy, which began with Chains and Forge, stands in a long line of historical fiction for young readers about the American Revolution. Esther Forbes’s Johnny Tremain and the Collier brothers’ My Brother Sam Is Dead were the most successful exemplars of the twentieth century, each reflecting the wartime it was published into.
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