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Nancy's Story 1765
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Delacorte Pr
Publication date November 1, 2000
Pages 176
Binding Hardcover
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9780385326797
ISBN-10 0385326793
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.25 by 7.50 in.
Weight 0.55 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $9.95
Other format details juvenile
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Summary
Set in the year 1765, twelve-year-old Nancy Geddy worries about the changes facing the colonists with the recent passing of the Stamp Act and fears that its implementation will effect the employment of those dear to her. (view table of contents)
Amazon.com description: Product Description: The year is 1765, and there's a lot going on in Williamsburg, Virginia. The Stamp Act has just been passed, and many colonists are protesting it because nobody knows what it will mean to the colonies as a whole. Twelve-year-old Nancy Geddy is concerned that the act will make her friend Tom lose his apprenticeship at the Geddy family's foundry.

Besides that, Nancy has her own problems. Her stepmother, Elizabeth, is making Nancy's life miserable with her constant complaining and criticism. Nothing Nancy does is good enough for her. Now Elizabeth's difficult pregnancy is threatening to ruin Nancy's opportunity to attend her grandmother's Christmas ball. Will Nancy find a way to accept Elizabeth's different ways and come to love her as a mother?

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