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Beck, Derek W.

Summary: Few Americans know that the Revolutionary War did not begin with the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776 but over a year earlier in April 1775. Beck draws on previously unpublished documents to tell the full story of the war before American independence-from both sides.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.3 BEC

Summary: This series covers America's history from the age of Pre-Columbian Native Americans, through European discovery, colonization, independence, the forging of a young nation, and the settling of the American frontier. Students will look at the history of the United States from a new perspective, as they explore the events that have shaped modern American society. Professor Linwood Thompson is the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1996

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973 EAR
2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 1
Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 2

Krull, Kathleen.

Summary: Describes the Boston Tea Party, including the events leading up to the party, its immediate effects on American-British relations, and why it is still an important event today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2013

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.3 KRU

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 WHA BASKET

Summary: This is the definitive concise military history of the Revolutionary War and the fourth volume in the West Point History of Warfare series is packed with essential images, exclusive tactical maps, and expert analysis commissioned by The United States Military Academy at West Point to teach the art of war to West Point cadet

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3 WES

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: The battlefield was soaked in blood. Screams of injured soldiers rang through the air. Eleven-year-old Nathaniel Knox knelt behind a rock, his gun clutched in his shaking hands. Nate had been heading to New York City to find his father. But now he was trapped in a terrible gunfight between American and British troops. This Revolutionary War had started as a thrilling fight for freedom. All Nate...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC TAR

Messner, Kate

Summary: Ranger the time-travelling Golden retriever and young Isaac Pope come together in 1776 during Washington's retreat after the Battle of Long Island, and Ranger stays with Isaac while he slowly recovers from Smallpox--but Ranger's real mission comes later when Isaac is sent to spy out the Hessian troops' intentions before the Battle of Trenton.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MES

Paley, Rebecca

Summary: Recounts life in early colonial America leading up to the famous tea tax protest that pushed the colonies and the British closer to war, using the stories of Felicity Merriman and how she became caught in between the two sides of the American Revolution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC PAL

Brumwell, Stephen

Summary: General Benedict Arnold's failed attempt to betray the fortress of West Point to the British in 1780 stands as one of the most infamous episodes in American history. In the light of a shining record of bravery and unquestioned commitment to the Revolution, Arnold's defection came as an appalling shock. Contemporaries believed he had been corrupted by greed; historians have theorized that he had...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.3 BRU

Edwards, Sherman.

Contents: Overture -- Sit down, John -- Piddle, twiddle, and resolve ; Till then -- The Lees of Old Virginia -- But, Mr. Adams -- Yours, yours, yours -- He plays the violin -- Cool, cool, considerate men -- Momma look sharp -- The egg -- Molasses to rum -- Is anybody there? -- Finale.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Broadway 1992

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SM SEV

Hering, Marianne

Summary: On the eve of the American Revolution, Patrick and Beth travel back in time to deliver a letter to Paul Revere.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2014

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O'Connor, Mark.

Contents: Song of the Liberty Bell / Mark O'Connor -- Johnny has gone for a soldier / traditional ; James Taylor & Mark O'Connor, arr. (with James Taylor) -- Surrender the sword / Mark O'Connor -- Soldier's joy / traditional ; Mark O'Connor, arr. -- When bidden to the wake or fair / William Shield ; Mark O'Connor, arr. (with Yo-Yo Ma) -- The world turned upside down / traditional ; Mark O'Connor, arr. --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Music Entertainment 2013

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SM OCO

Philbrick, Nathaniel

Summary: In September 1776, the vulnerable Continental Army under an unsure George Washington (who had never commanded a large force in battle) evacuates New York after a devastating defeat by the British Army. Three weeks later, near the Canadian border, one of his favorite generals, Benedict Arnold, miraculously succeeds in postponing the British naval advance down Lake Champlain that might have ended...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.3 PHI

Tripp, Valerie

Summary: "Felicity is a spunky, spritely girl growing up in 1774. In her stories, you'll learn about her life in Williamsburg and follow her struggles for independence at a time when America was beginning its own fight for freedom.".

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books, LLC 1999

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD TRI

Summary: This series covers history from 3500 B.C. to the 1780's. This course analyzes civilizations by looking at their geographic and political environments, their technologies, economies, social institutions, and cultural achievements. Students will look at history from new perspectives, come to understand the connections between human beings despite time and distance, and appreciate the lasting...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1995

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 909 WOR PART 1
Call number: DVD 909 WOR PART 2

Moore, Kay

Summary: Describes conditions for the civilians in the colonies during and immediately after the war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.3 MOR

Rockwell, Anne F.

Summary: The true story of James Lafayette, a spy in the American Revolution. After America won its freedom, James returned to slavery. But James's fight for freedom wasn't over.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV SPY

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Summary: They were the most legendary and respected politicians, statesmen and warriors of history's first republic since the days of ancient Rome. They were also traitors and smugglers, rabble rousers and hot-heads, unfaithful husbands and prodigious drinkers. Our "Founding Fathers" were, in fact, human beings. Gain a fascinating glimpse behind the images on the marble busts and faces on our dollar...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2000

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc Fo

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV FOU

Summary: It takes viewers into the stirring and treacherous world of the Revolutionary War and America's first spy ring. This season returns with an epic ten-episode season that builds towards one of the most notorious moments in American history, the treasonous defection of Benedict Arnold. Behind enemy lines on Long Island, Abe Woodhull is a spy for the Patriots, reporting directly to George...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV TUR

Summary: "From more than a thousand pamphlets published on both sides of the Atlantic during the period [of 1764-1776], acclaimed historian Gordon S. Wood has selected thirty-nine of the most influential and emblematic to reveal as never before how this momentous revolution unfolded. Here, in the first volume of a two-volume set, are nineteen works from the trans-Atlantic debate triggered by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library Of America 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3 AME

Summary: Introduces 6 main characters of the American Revolution. Promotes interest in reading of biography with comedy, tragedy, error, foolishness, courage and persistence that is relevant to life today.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weston Woods 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV JEA

Summary: Tells the story of the struggle for freedom by thousands of African-American ex-slaves who fled Southern plantations to fight behind British lines in the American War of Independence. Follows their dream of a journey to freedom in bone-chilling Nova Scotia and Sierra Leone. Features the stories of Englishman John Clarkson, a passionate advocate of the abolition of slavery, and two African men,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2008

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ROU

Cobbs Hoffman, Elizabeth

Summary: The sweeping, tumultuous, true love story of Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth Schuyler, from tremulous beginning to bittersweet ending; his at a dueling ground on the shores of the Hudson River, hers more than half a century later after a brave, successful life.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC COB

Dray, Stephanie

Summary: A fictional retelling of the life of Eliza Hamilton describes her passionate dedication to America's independence, her unlikely marriage to penniless but brilliant officer Alexander Hamilton, and the turmoil and tragedies that challenged her legacy.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Jones, Kyandreia

Summary: "The year is 1781 and George Washington is commanding thousands of troops in Yorktown, Virginia, on the brink of the most important battle of the war. You are James Armistead, a brave and literate enslaved person in Virginia. Marquis de Lafayette, one of Washington s key officers, approaches you with the most critical choice of your life: do you join the Revolutionary army as a top secret spy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chooseco 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC JON