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A New York Times Bestselling Author -- Sequel to the Scott O'Dell Award winner Chains. The young soldiers at Valley Forge are suffering. Their newly forged bonds of friendship might help them survive. But the chains of Curzon's past threaten to shackle him again. Surrounded by the fires of ignorance, mistrust, and greed, Curzon can't risk sharing his deadly secrets. Does he have the mettle to hold on to his freedom? Is he strong enough to find the answer to the hardest question of all: Is Isabel still alive?
Hardcover, 417 pages
Published on April 1, 2011 by Thorndike Press
ISBN-10: 1410436322
ISBN-13: 9781410436320
6 Book Reviews
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  • angelay
    angelayWednesday, November 18, 2015 at 5:15 am44 starsFeatured
    Forge is a realistic story full of tragedy and drama that is set in the wartime of 18th century America. I really like this sequel because it also mentions how someone can maintain their dignity and integrity when their life is really unlucky and unfortunate. It shows that, even in the darkest times, we will be able to struggle on until things finally get better. I also learned about the hard path of African Americans, who, despite their really unlucky life, learn to carry on and still be determined on how to live their lives. In this book, I mostly learn about Curtis and his point of view, and I really like this character because he’s very determined and clever and stubborn, some traits we usually don’t see in a lot of characters. His voice is also really clear so that I can picture what’s really going on. I really recommend this book!
    • cat_lover429
      cat_lover429Monday, November 16, 2015 at 4:19 pmFeatured
      Forge is a great book if your looking for tragedy and drama. This book also shares about how it was in the 1700 and about slavery. It is also a historical fiction book. So if you love history books hop on and enjoy the trip to the future!
      • wreakless1234
        wreakless1234Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 2:43 pm55 stars
        SO good it is really telling me about what it was like back then.
        • pipermc11
          pipermc11Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 9:42 am
          I WANT ASHES TO COME OUT NOW!!! I AM SO EXCITED FOR IT!!!
          • marzki
            marzkiMonday, December 17, 2012 at 6:03 pm55 stars
            I like how Cuzon tells this part of the story and I can not wait for Ashes!
            • majorerika6
              majorerika6Friday, November 23, 2012 at 3:59 pm55 stars
              My friend and i read this book we loved it we also read Forge and I'm waiting for the third book Ashes (comes out in March 2014 i know its a long time) its about the african slave and what she experiences.