Using simple language that beginning readers can understand, this lively, inspiring, and believable biography looks at the childhood of the man who grew up to become an integral part of the American colonies' fight for freedom.
Augusta Stevenson was a writer of childrenand#8217;s books and a teacher. She wrote several Childhood of Famous Americans titles, including books about George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Paul Revere, Sitting Bull, Benjamin Franklin, and Molly Pitcher.
berrysbarn, October 9, 2006 (view all comments by berrysbarn)
My third grade son just read this book. It is a wonderful book that can stretch a child's reading skills without overwhelming them. This book is full of great historical information. It is also really entertaining. My son closed this book feeling confident in his reading skills.
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