Rose Hill … Saturday, 3rd April 1790
“Yesterday was Good Friday. Master Henry Dodd gathered his servants together to read “The Lord’s Prayer”.
He made us repeat it after him.
Sarah says to never tell anyone that I know my letters. She fears that if the officers hear that I can read and write, they might decide to use me elsewhere, and that this would separate us.”
‘Transported’ forms part of a series of scholastic young adult books, which just looked so interesting and are written in such a unique style, that I thought I would give one a try.
This series combines really enticing storylines with some of the most popular themes and eras of British history, although for my US blogging friends, I am reliably informed that they are similar to the ‘Dear America’ series.
Written in a really accessible style, ten heroines tell their tales through personal diaries, that chart their stories against a backdrop of exciting and sometimes harrowing historical events.
There is a corresponding set of ten books for boys.
As usual, to avoid spoilers, if you would like to view a full book synopsis, simply click on the image.
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