Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson

By:Ariana Santana

Chains By Laurie Halse Anderson

Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson is about a girl named Isabel and her sister Ruth who are slaves fighting for freedom while still looking out for one another. I think that one of the three things that Isabel would take with her on vacation would be a sisters doll because in the book, Isabel's master ends up selling Ruth to another family and the only thing that was left behind by Ruth was her doll and in the book, there was a fire and all Isabel had of Ruth was her doll and the book said "Isabel puts on her shoes, grabs Ruth's doll, and began making her way through the thick smoke." Another thing that Isabel would take are her mothers sunflower seeds because it was the only thing that was also left behind after her mother had passed away, so those mean a lot to Isabel, and the book said that "Isabel wanted to keep a souvenir to remember her family." The last thing I think Isabel would take with her on vacation is the bag of coins that Lady Seymour let her keep for when she decided to run away because Isabel had saved Lady Seymour's portrait of her husband during the fire which had meant the world to Lady Seymour.