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[Reading] ➸ Mine Eyes Have Seen Author Ann Rinaldi – Activematrix.us

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[Reading] ➸ Mine Eyes Have Seen  Author Ann Rinaldi – Activematrix.us
  • Paperback
  • 273 pages
  • Mine Eyes Have Seen
  • Ann Rinaldi
  • English
  • 06 August 2017
  • 0590543199

    10 thoughts on “[Reading] ➸ Mine Eyes Have Seen Author Ann Rinaldi – Activematrix.us


  1. says:

    This is the story of the time spent just before John Brown s raid on Harper s Ferry from the preceptive of his 15 year old daughter, Annie Annie and her sister in law spent several months at the Kennedy Farm where John Brown was stratigizing and assembling his men Annie struggles with the love hate relationship that she and her siblings have with her father and his God like attitude in his mission to free the slaves.I was able to visit the privitaly owned Kennedy Farm this past fall and had re This is the story of the time spent just before John Brown s raid on Harper s Ferry from the preceptive of his 15 year old daughter, Annie Annie and her sister in law spent several months at the Kennedy Farm where John Brown was stratigizing and assembling his men Annie struggles with the love hate relationship that she and her siblings have with her father and his God like attitude i...


  2. says:

    Having read a good deal about John Brown, I found it very interesting to read about him and his family from a different point of view Would the Civil War have come about without John Brown s Raid Perhaps But it...


  3. says:

    Very interesting especially since I m headed to Harper s Ferry this weekend that s why I read it John Brown was certainly a fanatic Glad he wasn t my father, he sure wasn t nice to his bazillion children.


  4. says:

    Ann Rinaldi takes the setting all the way back to a time of slavery and troubles Annie, a teenage girl, doesn t have the average life Her father, an overly devoted Christian and unforgiving man, has begun a force against slavery Having had past trouble with her father, Annie only goes for perfection and satisfaction, but has emotional trouble and breakdowns on the way Having to live a secret life in a small house full of secrets, slaves, and fear only makes stress worse for Annie From movin Ann Rinaldi takes the setting all the way back to a time of slavery and troubles Annie, a teenage girl, doesn t have the average life Her father, an overly devoted Christian and unforgiving man, has begun a force against slavery Having had past trouble with her father, Annie only goes for perfection and satisfaction, but has emotional trouble and breakdowns on the way Having to live a secret life in a small house full of secrets, slaves, and fear only makes stress worse for Annie From moving to her mom s house over to her dad s secret plotting base, Annie has now lived under a fake name under a fake reason of why she is where she is now The next door neighbor, a mind reader and spiritual connector, adds spice to the s...


  5. says:

    I knew this was a high school level Scholastics book when I began reading it, so I was quite surprised at how much I enjoyed it I ve been trying to educate myself a little bit on Harpers Ferry, and this is the story of John Brown s 15 year old daughter Annie and the things that she witnessed in the months leading up to that fateful day in October 1859 when her father attacked the Federal Armory in Harpers Ferry, helping to excite the events that lead to the Civil War It s historic fiction, so I knew this was a high school level Scholastics book when I began reading it, so I was quite surprised at how much I enjoyed it I ve been trying to educate myself a little bit on Harpers Ferry, and this is t...


  6. says:

    This is the story of Annie Brown, a daughter of John Brown It covers the period just before his raid on Harper s Ferry, and how he and those working with him lived in a farmhouse for some time, gathering strength, weapons and working out just how they were going to conduct their raid Annie was alone to do women s work and to serve as a look out for the group, although she was not going to be taking part in the raid itself nor in its planning.John Brown was a fanatic, period In today s worl This is the story of Annie Brown, a daughter of John Brown It covers the period just before his raid on Harper s Ferry, and how he and those working with him lived in a farmhouse for some time, gathering strength, weapons and working out just how they were going to conduct their raid Annie was alone to do women s work and to serve as a look out for the group, although she was not going to be taking part in the raid its...


  7. says:

    This story is everything we Readers come to expect of Rinaldi s writing beautiful, rich, compelling Like all of her stories, this one is deeply rooted in historical fact, with only the order of certain events changed up a bit, and the personal thoughts of the characters for the most part fictitious The people and events surrounding John Brown are brought to vivid reality with Rinaldi s words she breathes new life into long dead people, helping the Reader to understand them in a way that few This story is ...


  8. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Though this was an excellent book, I couldn t help but be frustrated at the stupidity of John Brown Did that man actually think that he was doing a good work Killing people is never a good work Freeing the slaves was a noble cause, but I think he shot himself in the foot in the way he went about it Mine Eyes Have Seen is also really sad I so wanted Annie to just get Dauphin and leave before something bad happened Unfortunately, they were too loyal and they paid dearly for it.The romance in Though this was an excellen...


  9. says:

    It s an overall interesting story with little character development Not much going on aside from the main plot and there is no real climax to it but it still presents an unusual viewpoint on the slave trade during that era Find the Pa character entirely worthless as a parent and actually don t feel the least bit of sympathy...


  10. says:

    Totally loved it I m obsessed with reading about the Civil War, and John Brown was a big part of it, and I m not sure people understand that since he was before the war I never even knew about him until that America the Story of US I mean I d heard his name but never knew anythin...

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