Guts & Glory: American Revolution
Covers the opening unrest between Americans and the British, noteworthy events like the crafting of the Declaration of Independence, and details through the Battle of Yorktown.
- This fourth book in the action-packed Guts & Glory series takes readers through the exciting and fascinating history of the American Revolution. Perfect for history buffs and fans of the Broadway hit showHamilton!
- From George Washington crossing the icy Delaware, to Molly Pitcher fearlessly firing her cannon, the people of the American Revolution were some of the bravest and most inspiring of all time. Jump into a riot in the streets of Boston, join the Culper Spy Ring as they steal secrets in the dead of night, and watch the signing of the Declaration of Independence in this accessible, illustrated guide to the birth of the United States.
- History buff and popular blogger Ben Thompson's extensive research and irresistible storytelling make history come alive in this fourth book in the unforgettable Guts & Glory series.
The history of our world is marked by great heroes – those with courage, honor, and more than enough grit to go around! This series takes readers on a historical journey of epic proportions, highlighting the major and lesser-known figures and events in otherwise well-traversed history. While the sheer diversity of subjects covered is incredible (from the Battle of Antietam to the “Cleopatra of the Secession” Belle Boyd, in The American Civil War), the tone is even more striking. It reads just like a campfire story told by an old veteran, explaining just how everything went down as if it just happened yesterday. This superb writing style pervades the entire book as the author glides seamlessly from battle to battle, figure to figure, event to event, in a gripping tide of action and excitement. But don’t let the atypical style fool you; each book can be considered a near-complete study on the given subject! Quotes, statistics, illustrations, and subject inserts also serve to liven up each chapter. Full bibliographies (often with over 100 sources) in the back of each book make these authoritative sources clearly identified for those who want to dig deeper. The main text material in this series, however, presents history buffs with more than enough content to enrich any young reader’s knowledge of history.