The Winter of Red Snow (Dear America) (Hardcover)

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Critically acclaimed author Kristiana Gregory's award-winning THE WINTER OF RED SNOW is now back in print with a gorgeous new package!

Eleven-year-old Abigail Jane Stewart's fictionalized diary about her life, family, friends, and neighbors, and the sides they have to choose in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, during the height of the Revolutionary War, renders a vivid portrayal of one of the most memorable and crucial winters in American history.Abby's life with her family is quickly upended when they are awakened by the unfamiliar sound of drums. General George Washington is leading the Continental soldiers into their winter encampment at Valley Forge, PA.

About the Author


Kristiana Gregory is the bestselling author of many Dear America titles, including THE WINTER OF RED SNOW and its follow-up, CANNONS AT DAWN; ACROSS THE WIDE AND LONESOME PRAIRIE; and SEEDS OF HOPE. She has also written the Cabin Creek Mysteries, which are based on bedtime stories she told her sons when they were young and restless. Kristiana lives in Boise, Idaho. Visit her online at www.kgregorybooks.com.

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Praise for Dear America

"More than a supplement to classroom textbooks, this series is an imaginative, solid entre into American history." -Publishers Weekly"An impressive series that will challenge students to make connections from prominent historical events to relevant life situations.... A wonderful asset to the classroom as well as to home libraries." -Children's Book Review Service"Engaging, accessible historical fiction." -SLJ"The Dear America diaries represent the best of historical fiction for any age." -Chicago Tribune



Praise for Dear America

"More than a supplement to classroom textbooks, this series is an imaginative, solid entre into American history." -Publishers Weekly"An impressive series that will challenge students to make connections from prominent historical events to relevant life situations.... A wonderful asset to the classroom as well as to home libraries." -Children's Book Review Service"Engaging, accessible historical fiction." -SLJ"The Dear America diaries represent the best of historical fiction for any age." -Chicago Tribune



Product Details
ISBN: 9780545238021
ISBN-10: 0545238021
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Publication Date: September 1st, 2010
Pages: 192
Language: English
Series: Dear America

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