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Christopher Collier is an author and historian. He attended Clark University and Columbia University, where he earned his PhD. He was the official Connecticut State Historian from 1984 to 2004 and is now professor of history emeritus at the University of Connecticut. He is the brother of James Lincoln Collier, with whom he has written a number of novels, most of which are based on historic events. His books have been nominated for several awards, including the Newbery Honor and the Pulitzer Prize.


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Jump Ship to Freedom
Written by James Lincoln Collier
Contribution by Christopher Collier
Trade Paperback

Young Daniel Arabus and his mother are slaves in the house of Captain Ivers of Stratford, Connecticut. By law they should be free, since Daniel's father fought in the Revolutionary army and earned enough in soldiers' notes to buy his family's freedom.



But now Daniel's father is dead, and Mrs. Ivers has... Read More
 





War Comes to Willy Freeman
Written by James Lincoln Collier
Contribution by Christopher Collier
Trade Paperback

Willy Freeman's life changes forever when she witnesses her father's death at the hands of the Redcoats and returns home to find that the British have taken her mother as a prisoner to New York City.



Willy, disguised as a boy, begins her long search for her mother and luckily finds a... Read More
 





With Every Drop of Blood
Written by James Lincoln Collier
Contribution by Christopher Collier
Paperback

Johnny made a promise to his father, who was wounded fighting for the South. He promised to take care of the family and not run off to fight. Without Pa, Johnny’s family can barely scrape by. But when there’s an offer to take his mules and wagon on a bold mission... Read More
 

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