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The Resource The astonishing life of Octavian Nothing, traitor to the nation, Volume II, The kingdom on the waves, taken from accounts by his own hand and other sundry sources ; collected by M.T. Anderson of Boston

The astonishing life of Octavian Nothing, traitor to the nation, Volume II, The kingdom on the waves, taken from accounts by his own hand and other sundry sources ; collected by M.T. Anderson of Boston

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The astonishing life of Octavian Nothing, traitor to the nation, Volume II, The kingdom on the waves
Title
The astonishing life of Octavian Nothing, traitor to the nation
Title number
Volume II
Title part
The kingdom on the waves
Statement of responsibility
taken from accounts by his own hand and other sundry sources ; collected by M.T. Anderson of Boston
Title variation
  • Octavian Nothing, traitor to the nation
  • Traitor to the nation
  • Kingdom on the waves
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After escaping a death sentence in the summer of 1775, Octavian and his tutor find shelter but no safe harbor in British-occupied Boston and, persuaded by Lord Dunmore's proclamation offering freedom to slaves who join his counterrevolutionary Royal Ethiopian Regiment, Octavian and his friends soon find themselves engaged in naval raids on the Virginia coastline as the Revolutionary War breaks out in full force
Member of
Summary
When he and his tutor escape to British-occupied Boston, Octavian learns of Lord Dunmore's proclamation offering freedom to slaves who join the counterrevolutionary forces
Theme
Storyline
Tone
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Award
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2008
  • New York Times Notable Children's Book, 2008
  • YALSA Outstanding Books for the College Bound - Literature and Language Arts: 2009
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2009
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
275142
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Anderson, M. T
Dewey number
813.6
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1060
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Astonishing life of Octavian Nothing, traitor to the nation
Series volume
0002
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Liberty
  • Slavery
  • United States
  • Virginia
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The astonishing life of Octavian Nothing, traitor to the nation, Volume II, The kingdom on the waves, taken from accounts by his own hand and other sundry sources ; collected by M.T. Anderson of Boston
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2008
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
555 p.
Isbn
9780763629502
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780763646264
Label
The astonishing life of Octavian Nothing, traitor to the nation, Volume II, The kingdom on the waves, taken from accounts by his own hand and other sundry sources ; collected by M.T. Anderson of Boston
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2008
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
555 p.
Isbn
9780763629502
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780763646264

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