Minute Boys of Bunker Hill
The second book in a series, The Minute Boys of Bunker Hill is an exciting adventure children will learn not only American history, but also the importance of such virtues as love of liberty and loyalty to country, family, and friends in this continuing story of Roger Morse and his patriot friends. Boston is occupied by the British, and Roger and his friends must do what they can for their country, and at the battle of Bunker Hill they join the minutemen in the defense of Charlestown.
Boys and girls who read this story will be entertained by a harmless escape into exciting historical adventure. They will be informed not only of American Revolutionary War history, but also of the importance of such virtues as love of liberty, bravery in the face of tyranny, courage against overwhelming odds, fierce determination and loyalty to country, family and friends. The author's upbeat and light hearted style will delight readers of all ages. This kind of fiction is the best way to foster a more intimate understanding of our American Heritage.
Follow Roger Morse through the early history of our country. 16-year-old Roger will help young readers realize what it might have been like to live in the early years of America and through the Revolutionary War. These books are the first 2 from a series written by Edward Stratemeyer in 1898 and 1899. This historical fiction series takes readers on an adventure with Roger and his friends as they do their part in our country's war for independence. A bonus for readers is found at the back of each book Build-Your-Vocabulary Glossary lists, definitions, and references for pages on which the words can be found. 422 words in Minute Boys of Lexington and 243 words in Minute Boys of Bunker Hill are listed and intended to expand the reader's vocabulary. These are very helpful, since some of the words are colloquialisms and some are words not commonly used today. 300+pgs, pb. ~ Donna