A Hanging Offence

A Hanging Offence

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The sequel to Brothers at War finds best friends Jacob and Eli on opposite sides of the battlefield as the War of 1812 erupts.

Jacob and Eli may be blood brothers, but they are on opposite sides in the battle of Queenston Heights during the War of 1812. While Jacob joins John Norton's Mohawk band fighting with the British-Canadian side, Eli fights with the Americans. The Canadians win the day, but the victory comes at a great cost: the death of General Brock. Eli is captured and jailed. Because he swore the oath of allegiance to the Crown before he left Canada, his return with the invaders makes him a traitor. He is charged with high treason - a hanging offence. Can Jacob save his friend from the gallows?

Publisher: Toronto : Scholastic Canada Ltd., [2015]
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781443139083
Branch Call Number: CUMME
Characteristics: 202 pages ; 20 cm


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BAIR Jul 09, 2015

I found this to be a rather awful, bland book. It was difficult to get through. Unless you are a war of 1812 expert, the plot was hard to understand. I would not recommend.


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