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Risking the Dream (Between Two Flags)by Roddy, Lee
Publisher: Bethany House Publishers
Retail Price: $5.99
Issue: Summer 2001
This installment in Lee Roddy's Between Two Flags series has 13-year-old Gideon Tugwell working for a Fredericksburg newspaper, facing a coming battle and the choice between his goal of becoming a writer and returning to the farm to help his family. Meanwhile, orphan Emily's abolitionist sentiments have invited her expulsion for her aunt's plantation in Virginia, and young Nat Travis comes face to face with a slavecatcher and his dog pack. Intended for preteens,Risking the Dream combines a fast-paced plot with a moral theme.