Monday, August 17, 2015

The Runaway's Gold by Emilie Christie Burack

The Runaway's Gold by Emilie Christie Clark

"In 1842, Christopher Robertson's family lives a difficult life as 'crofters,' farmers and fishermen so in debt to the landowner that they have no hope of ever breaking free.To make matters worse, Christopher also lives under the thumb of his morally questionable father and devious brother.When his brother frames him for the theft of their father's secret bag of coins, Christopher must leave his home and embark on a journey across the island to return the coins and clear his name. It's a journey that takes twists and turns, including stops in prison, on a smuggler's ship, and at the house of a beautiful girl - and it ends with him escaping to a new life in America, which has dangers of its own."

Also try:
Circus Mirandus by Cassie Beasley
Lost in the Sun by Lisa Graff
Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer by Kelly Jones
A Handful of Stars by Cynthia Lord
All the Answers by Kate Messner

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