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The End of the World and Beyond

The End of the World and Beyond
Avi By (author)
9781643750873
Product ID:  74087
$11.95
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2020/08/18
Algonquin Books

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5.5 X 8.3 in
336 pg


JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure / General
JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Siblings

Description

In this sequel The Unexpected Life of Oliver Cromwell Pitts by Newbery Medalist Avi, Oliver’s adventures take him to the 18th century American colonies, where he is forced to fend for himself in the harsh wilderness, live as an indentured servant, and come face to face with the brutality of enslavement.


Reviews

“An exciting adventure with Dickensian touches, horrible villains and pulse-pounding suspense.”
The Buffalo News

 “I highly recommend this book to anyone interested in history and willing to take the time to understand the old English.”
The Denver Post

“Action-packed and inspirational—another stunner.”
Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“One thing is certain: it may be the end of the world, but there is no end to the pleasure Avi’s latest evokes.”
Booklist, starred review

“Newbery Medal winner Avi s a skilled writer, and here he cleverly blends page-turning adventures with America's painful social history. Readers will be entertained — and stressed out — even while learning about the plight of the slaves and indentured servants who helped build our country.”
Deseret News



Author Bio

Avi is the author of the Newbery Medal novel Crispin: The Cross of Lead and the Newbery Honor books Nothing But the Truth and The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, among many other books for young readers. Catch You Later, Traitor was inspired by his own childhood in Brooklyn during the Red Scare. Avi now lives in Colorado. You can visit him online at www.avi-writer.com.