This book blends together fiction and non-fiction, as we time travel back to the American Revolution with young, hip children who join in the historical event. Adventures ensue, and young readers will imagine they are transported back in time. Modern illustrations, simple timeline, maps, and illuminating sidebars provide a captivating look at life during the Revolutionary War. Helpful glossary included. 31 pgs, pb.
When British soldiers accuse Samuel Richardson's father and uncle of being rebellious Patriots, Samuel must work together with his cousin Molly to help the family make an escape. Follow along on their adventure as they witness the early days of the American Revolution and come up with a daring plan to save their fathers.
These small-format books transport your young reader to Independence Hall for the discussion on the Constitution, a seat on the westward-bound Conestoga wagon, or the cramped passenger compartment in the Mayflower. Written in an entertaining question-and-answer format, reviewer Rebecca Rupp says her "kids plunged right in, answering questions and discussing answers." Approx. 80 pgs.