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A True Patriot: The Journal of William Thomas Emerson, a Revolutionary War Patriot

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The Revolutionary War JOURNAL OF WILLIAM THOMAS EMERSON is now in paperback with an exciting repackaging!

On an early summer morning in 1774, William Emerson, on the run from his abusive foster parents, awakens to a dusty-faced stranger who has discovered his roadside bed. After hearing the boy's story, Mr. John Wilson--a writer for and organizer of the revolutionary cause--invites Will to accompany him into Boston. From that day forward, Will lives and works at the Seven Stars Tavern, gradually earning the trust of the colonial patriots who spend their time there. Through listening to tavern talk and closely observing Mr. Wilson, Will begins to grasp the importance of the colonial cause. But when conflicts between the citizens of colonial Boston and the British lobsterbacks escalate, Will is confronted with an impossible question--how much is he willing to sacrifice for the revolution and the freedom of his fellow citizens? In the pages of his diary, Will captures the patriotic spirit of the revolutionary period and the camaraderie that comes with fighting for a common cause.

About the Author

Barry Denenberg is a critically acclaimed author of nonfiction and historical fiction. His historical fiction books include titles in the Dear America, My Name Is America, and Royal Diaries series, many of which have been named NCSS/CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People. His nonfiction books have covered a wide array of topics, from Anne Frank to Elvis Presley.

Barry Denenberg lives in Bedford, New York, with his wife and daughter.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780545398909
Author:
Denenberg, Barry
Publisher:
Scholastic Inc.
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-U.S. General
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
20121231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5 up to 9
Language:
English
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
7.63 x 5.25 in
Age Level:
from 10 up to 14

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Children's » Historical Fiction » United States » Colonial and Revolutionary Periods
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