Where once the only roads were dangerous forest paths, highways and railroads now weave a pattern across the length and breadth of the land. Yet a little apart from its changed world the stately old mansion of Honeywood still stands among its ancient tree groves....
|Title||:||The Colonial Twins of Virginia|
|Number of Pages||:||108 Pages|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
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The Colonial Twins of Virginia Reviews
In the early 1900s Lucy Fitch Perkins wrote a series of children's books about twins, set in different times and places. This one, in 1676 Virginia when plantations were isolated and vulnerable, connected by the river, has twelve-year-old plantation heir Tom and Beatrix opposing river pirates in a very realistic manner. That realism has probably reduced today's audience for the book, because the work is mostly done by slaves. My mother wouldn't have read this to me, which I think was rather ostrich-like, but understandable.