Reading Your Way Through History

May 10, 2006

American Revolution (1775-1783)

Filed under: R 18th Century — Alicia @ 8:40 pm

Picture Books:

The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, graved and painted by Christopher Bing

And Then What Happened, Paul Revere? by Jean Fritz
Sam the Minuteman by Nathaniel Benchley (1776)
George the Drummer Boy by Nathaniel Benchley (1776)

Boston Tea Party: Rebellion in the Colonies by James E. Knight

Grade School:

Amos Fortune: Free Man by Elizabeth Yates (d. 1801)
Flaming Arrrows by William O. Steele
The Reb and the Redcoats by Constance Savery (1780s)
Guns for General Washington by Seymour Reit
Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes (1774)

Shhh! We're Writing the Constitution by Jean Fritz (1787)

Out of Print Favorites:

Silver for General Washington by Enid Lamonte Meadowcroft

Swamp Fox of the Revolution by Stewart Holbrook (Landmark Series)

Primary Sources:

Patrick Henrys' Speech: "Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death!", March 23, 1775

On the Web:

The American Revolution

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2 Comments »

  1. The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, graved and painted by Christopher Bing is a picture book that belongs here.

    Comment by Christine — May 12, 2006 @ 9:14 pm

  2. Thanks Christine!

    Comment by Alicia — May 12, 2006 @ 9:32 pm


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