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A Ride into Morning: The Story of Tempe Wick (Great Episodes) (Paperback)

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Description


The Revolutionary War is raging. General Wayne's soldiers are freezing, underpaid, and resentful. Whispers of mutiny abound.
A stone's throw from the restless camp, Tempe Wick wages her own battle for survival. Despite her efforts, she fears she won't be able to feed her family, care for her ailing mother, or maintain her farm for long.
As the whispers get louder, the soldiers get bolder. Mutiny is imminent. And Tempe faces a gut-wrenching decision: Should she join the revolt?
Ann Rinaldi's dramatic story is based on the legend of America's Tempe Wick.
Reader's guide included.

About the Author


ANN RINALDI is an award-winning author best known for bringing history vividly to life. A self-made writer and newspaper columnist for twenty-one years, Ms. Rinaldi attributes her interest in history to her son, who enlisted her to take part in historical reenactments up and down the East Coast. She lives with her husband in central New Jersey. 

Praise For…


"A suspenseful read . . . realistic and . . . exciting."--Booklist



Product Details
ISBN: 9780152046835
ISBN-10: 0152046836
Publisher: Clarion Books
Publication Date: July 1st, 2003
Pages: 368
Language: English
Series: Great Episodes