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Monday, October 24, 2016 - 6:00pm
Ashes (The Seeds of America Trilogy) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781416961468
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 5-7 Days
Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - October 4th, 2016


Monday, October 24 at 6pm

speaking & signing
Ashes: Seeds of America



Tonight BookPeople is delighted to welcome Laurie Halse Anderson for the long-awaited conclusion to the Seeds of America series, Ashes. Isabel and Curzon have just survived the grueling battle at Valley Forge, but where can they go next? Don’t miss this thrilling, gorgeous novel or this marvelous event.


Return to the American Revolution in this blistering conclusion to the trilogy that began with the bestselling National Book Award Finalist Chains and continued with Forge, which The New York Times called a return not only to the colonial era but to historical accuracy. 
As the Revolutionary War rages on, Isabel and Curzon have narrowly escaped Valley Forge but their relief is short-lived. Before long they are reported as runaways, and the awful Bellingham is determined to track them down. With purpose and faith, Isabel and Curzon march on, fiercely determined to find Isabel s little sister Ruth, who is enslaved in a Southern state where bounty hunters are thick as flies. 
Heroism and heartbreak pave their path, but Isabel and Curzon won t stop until they reach Ruth, and then freedom, in this grand finale to the acclaimed Seeds of America trilogy from Laurie Halse Anderson.


Laurie Halse Anderson is a New York Times bestselling author known for tackling tough subjects with humor and sensitivity. Her work has earned numerous ALA and state awards. Two of her books, Speak and Chains, were National Book Award finalists. Chains also received the 2009 Scott O Dell Award for Historical Fiction, and Laurie was chosen for the 2009 Margaret A. Edwards Award. Mother of four and wife of one, Laurie lives in Northern New York, where she likes to watch the snow fall as she writes. You can follow her adventures on Twitter @HalseAnderson, or visit her at

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