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Author Burack, Emilie Christie, author.

Title The runaway's gold / a novel by Emilie Christie Burack.

Publication Info. New York : Amulet Books, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Children's Department  J BURACK    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Children's Department  J BURACK    Check Shelf
Description 305 pages : maps ; 22 cm
Summary "The protagonist of this historical novel, which is set in the Shetland Islands and New York City around 1840, is Christian Robertson, a crofter and son of a crofter (small, struggling tenant farmer). When Christian's brother frames him for the theft of a bag of coins, Christian must leave home and embark on a journey to return the coins and clear his name"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Shetland (Scotland) -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile fiction.
Scotland -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile fiction.
New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1775-1865 -- Juvenile fiction.
Emigration and immigration -- Juvenile fiction.
Coins -- Juvenile fiction.
Scottish Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Shetland (Scotland) -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Scotland -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction.
New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1775-1865 -- Fiction.
Emigration and immigration -- Fiction.
Coins -- Fiction.
Scottish Americans -- Fiction.
Scotland -- Shetland. (OCoLC)fst01215050
Chronological Term 1800 - 1899
Genre/Form Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
ISBN 9781419713699 (hardcover)
1419713698 (hardcover)
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