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A Ride into Morning

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Country  United States
Publication date  1991
Pages  368 pp
Originally published  1991
Series  Great Episodes
Followed by  A Break with Charity
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Language  English
Media type  Print (Paperback)
ISBN  0-15-204683-6
Author  Ann Rinaldi
Genre  Historical drama
Publisher  Harcourt
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Similar  Ann Rinaldi books, Great Episodes books, American Revolution books

A Ride into Morning is a historical novel by Ann Rinaldi. It is part of the Great Episodes series. It is told in first-person narration.

Plot Summary

In the midst of the American Revolution, fourteen-year-old Mary Cooper moves in with her twenty-two-year-old cousin, Tempe Wick, and Tempe's elderly mother, Mary Wick, after Mary's Tory family discovered that she was participating in the Patriot cause. Her brother, Abraham is also a Patriot soldier. Mary's cousin lives near where the American soldiers have camped for the winter. Two of Mary's young friends, David Hamilton Morris and Jeremiah Levering, are stationed here too. Mary has fallen in love with General Anthony Wayne.

The Patriot soldiers and all those who live on farms near the magazine are now facing an incredibly cold winter. A mutiny is imminent. Tempe befriends Billy Bowzar, a Patriot soldier and probably leader of the mutiny. Tempe lends Bowzar her beloved white horse. Mary learns of Bowzar's plans and discovers that Tempe is growing hesitant as well. The cousins stop fighting so they can keep Aunt Mary safe, a plan that involves keeping Tempe's horse, Colonel, in the house overnight. The mutiny is unsuccessful and Mary realizes that her love for


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