The Mapmaker's Children
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, African American
, 19th Century
, Military History
, Civil War
I loved this book with each turn of the page. It gave you two stories that went well together. You get a modern mystery. You also learn about history at that time. This book has you learn about Sarah and her family. We learn about slavery and what it like to be a part of the UGRR? The historical f...
I find it necessary to tell you that I'm an extremely picky reader when it comes to Historical Fiction. As a genre, it just never seems to hold my attention as well as most others. However, once in a while I find a gem. A book that not only captures my imagination, but enfolds me in the rich history...
Ms. McCoy wrote a splendidly inspiring novel with this book. From start to finish I was engrossed in a wonderful novel filled with emotion, depth and meaning. Taken to a time in history where the Underground Railroad was what was used among those that were slaves, and to a time when the war was ragi...
I close the pages of my book and stare, once again, at the cover of The Mapmaker's Children. I run my hand over the front, smoothing out any imperfections. And then I release a long sigh of satisfaction. What an amazing story! I sit and ponder all of the research Sarah McCoy must have done in order...
It always pleases me to read historical fiction done right. The Mapmaker’s Children by Sarah Mc Coy is extremely well done and interesting. In this novel, Mc Coy introduces the reader to Sarah Brown the daughter of the abolitionist John Brown. While the author took liberties, her extensive three ...