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Let It Begin Here!: April 19, 1775: The Day the American Revolution Began

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ONE DAY THAT CHANGED A NATION
A nonfiction master brings the start of the American Revolution to life.
 
A 26-year-old King George II found himself in financial turmoil after crushing the French, Austrians, and Spanish in battle. Luckily money was no object since he could easily get it back by raising taxes on his American colonies...but what King George didn't realize was the colonies were beginning to have a mind of their own and had started to set their sights on freedom. The cast of characters includes those we know--the famous silversmith, turned messenger, Paul Revere--and many we haven't heard of like "Flinty Whittemore," a 78-year-old who fought off the British with a musket, two pistols, a sword, was bayoneted 14 times and still lived another 18 years to brag about it. Detailed, yet accessible, Don Brown's award winning nonfiction style brilliantly comes to life in this fascinating account of the start of the American Revolution.

Synopsis:

Detailed yet accessible, this account by a nonfiction master brings to life the circumstances and events on one particular day, which lead to the start of the American Revolution. Full color.

About the Author

Don Browns previous books include Kid Blink Beats the World, Mack Made Movies and Across a Dark and Wild Sea. He lives on Long Island, New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781596432215
Author:
Brown, Don
Publisher:
Flash Point
Subject:
United States - 19th Century
Subject:
History - United States/19th Century
Subject:
Concord, Battle of, Concord, Mass., 1775
Subject:
Lexington, Battle of, Lexington, Mass., 1775
Subject:
History - United States/Colonial & Revolutionary
Subject:
History - Military & Wars
Subject:
United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - History - General
Subject:
History, military
Subject:
Wars
Subject:
Adventure
Subject:
Adventurers
Subject:
Adventure & Adventurers
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-US History
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Picture Book Nonfiction
Series:
Actual Times
Series Volume:
April 19, 1775: The
Publication Date:
20100831
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 1 to 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Includes full-color illustrations throug
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
8.9 x 7 x 0.3 in
Age Level:
06-10

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