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Just Jane A daughter of England Caught in the Struggle of the American Revolution by William Lavender

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Published by Harcourt in San Diego .
Written in English



  • Charleston (S.C.),
  • United States


  • Family problems -- Fiction.,
  • Loyalty -- Fiction.,
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  • Charleston (S.C.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Charleston (S.C.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Fiction.,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Fiction.

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Fourteen-year-old Jane Prentice, orphaned daughter of an English earl, arrives in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1776 to find her family and her loyalties divided over the question of American independence.

Edition Notes

StatementWilliam Lavender.
GenreFiction., Juvenile fiction.
SeriesGreat episodes
LC ClassificationsPZ7.L416 Ju 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination277 p. ;
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3937481M
ISBN 100152025871
LC Control Number2001001047

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Just Jane, by William Lavender $ + tax at the Parkville Bookworm Just Jane, by William Lavender, is an engaging historical fiction novel for teenagers. Jane, the title character, is the orphaned teenage daughter of a British earl when she sails across the Atlantic to live with her aunt and uncle/5.   It is the inspiration for this book though and now, even though I know I should have already read it, I want to go back and read Jane Eyre. That's how much I loved this book. Ripley did a phenomenal job of drawing you in, keeping you interested, and just making everything flow so smoothly/5.   Maybe, Jane thought-as she had every morning for the last week-just maybe, this will be the day. Her stout, gray-haired companion found Jane leaning over the railing on the bow, looking straight into the spray-filled wind. She was straining to see a sliver of land through the mist. "Jane! Gracious, child, you'll catch your death-" "Mrs. Morley Brand: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.   Just Jane is a fantastic read! Not only do you learn a lot about the revolution, but you have a wonderful story to get caught up in. This book lets the reader see both sides of /5(6).