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Henry Knox: Bookseller, Soldier, Patriot

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A hearty eater, dapper dresser, bookseller to Loyalists and Patriots alike,and married into a staunch Loyalist family, Henry Knox may seem an unlikely hero.But his fascination with warfare and strategy and his support of the Patriot cause prepared him to do what no one else thought was possible: transport heavy artillery from Fort Ticonderoga, up and down snow-covered hills and across frozen lakes, to relieve the siege of Boston. The dramatic story of his achievements is all the more satisfying for being absolutely true, a little-known episode in the history of the American Revolution. Source notes, time line, bibliography, map.

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A picture book biography of Deborah Sampson (1760-1826), the only woman to receive a pension for Revolutionary War service, that illustrates the challenges of war from a woman's point of view. Wearing men's clothing, Sampson enlisted in the American army in 1781, trained and engaged in combat, and after her true identity was discovered, received an honorable discharge. She subsequently applied for, and received, a soldier's pension, and became the first American woman to tour as a professional speaker. This new biography, the first for the picture book age group, will include recent research conducted by local Boston historians.

Synopsis:

Author Silvey and celebrated artist Minor present the true story of a bookseller who became a hero of the American Revolution. Full color.

About the Author

Anita Silvey has spent more than thirty years in the children's book field, including several years as the Vice President and Publisher of Childrens Books for Houghton Mifflin Company, and eleven years as editor-in-chief at the Horn Book Magazine, during which time she launched the bi-annual publication of the Horn Book Guide. She is the editor of Children's Books and Their Creators.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780618274857
Author:
Silvey, Anita
Publisher:
Clarion Books
Illustrator:
Minor, Wendell
Author:
Minor, Wendell
Subject:
Generals -- United States.
Subject:
Knox, Henry
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : General
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Edition Description:
Hardback - picture book
Publication Date:
20101131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 1 to 4
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
10 x 10 in 1.11 lb
Age Level:
06-09

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Product details 40 pages Clarion Books - English 9780618274857 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A picture book biography of Deborah Sampson (1760-1826), the only woman to receive a pension for Revolutionary War service, that illustrates the challenges of war from a woman's point of view. Wearing men's clothing, Sampson enlisted in the American army in 1781, trained and engaged in combat, and after her true identity was discovered, received an honorable discharge. She subsequently applied for, and received, a soldier's pension, and became the first American woman to tour as a professional speaker. This new biography, the first for the picture book age group, will include recent research conducted by local Boston historians.
"Synopsis" by , Author Silvey and celebrated artist Minor present the true story of a bookseller who became a hero of the American Revolution. Full color.
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