The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation

The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation

Vol. #01, The Pox Party

Book - 2006
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Various diaries, letters, and other manuscripts chronicle the experiences of Octavian, a young African American, from birth to age sixteen, as he is brought up as part of a science experiment in the years leading up to and during the Revolutionary War.
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Candlewick Press, 2006.
ISBN: 9780763624026
0763624020
Call Number: ANDERSON
Characteristics: 351 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects: Young adult fiction.
Historical fiction.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Fiction.
Massachusetts -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Fiction.
Young adults -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
Science -- Experiments -- Fiction.
Slavery -- Fiction.
Liberty -- Fiction.
Alternative Title: Pox party

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GCPL_Teen Jun 29, 2017

While the plot is interesting, the language and writing style is dense and difficult to decipher. Reluctant readers and those who struggle with reading will not enjoy this book. Those who are not turned off by the style may enjoy the unique setting and perspective.


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GCPL_Teen Jun 29, 2017

While the plot is interesting, the language and writing style is dense and difficult to decipher. Reluctant readers and those who struggle with reading will not enjoy this book. Those who are not turned off by the style may enjoy the unique setting and perspective.

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