Synopses & Reviews
Follow an errand boy through colonial Boston as he spreads word of rebellion.
It?s December 16, 1773, and Boston is about to explode! King George has decided to tax the colonists? tea. The Patriots have had enough. Ethan, the printer?s errand boy, is running through town to deliver a message about an important meeting. As he stops along his route? at the bakery, the schoolhouse, the tavern, and more?readers learn about the occupations of colonial workers and their differing opinions about living under Britain?s rule. This fascinating book is like a field trip to a living history village.
About the Author
Kay Winter is the author of several books for children including Colonial Voices: Hear them Speak, Voices from the Oregon Trail, My Teacher for President and Did You See What I Saw? A former second-grade teacher, she strongly believes in the value of making history fin and accessible for children. She lives in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.