Uncommon Faith by Trudy Krisher

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Change is coming to the mid-nineteenth-century torn of Millbrook, Massachusetts, whether folks are ready for it or not. An outspoken young woman named Faith Common challenges her friends, neighbors, and family to take stands on controversial issues such as slavery, women's rights, and individual freedom.

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Trudy Krisher is the author of the young adult novel "Spite Fences", an International Reading Association Children's Book Award winner, an American Library Association Notable Book for Young Adults, and a Parents' Choice Honor Book. She also wrote "Kinship", a companion book to "Spite Fences". Born in Macon, Georgia, and raised in South Florida, Trudy Kirsher now lives in Dayton, Ohio, where she teaches at a local college.
Published November 1, 2003 by Holiday House. 263 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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A cast of drunken husbands and wise or foolish or compassionate older women round out a tale that opens with a tragic barn fire and closes with the origins of Mount Holyoke and the hidden courage of the Underground Railroad.

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At first, readers may need to refer frequently to the chart of "Families of Millbrook" at the front of the book in order to keep the relationships straight, but connections among characters become clearer as the story focuses on rebellious Faith Common, the daughter of a Methodist minister.

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