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Castrovilla, Selene

Summary: "Introduces the reader to the founding mothers of the United States"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.4 CAS

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 CAS

Rockliff, Mara

Summary: "A stirring picture book biography about a forgotten hero of the American Revolution who rose to the occasion and served his country, not with muskets or canons, but with gingerbread!"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB LUDWICK ROC

Taylor, Maureen Alice.

Summary: This collection of images assigns faces to an un-illustrated war and tells the stories of our nation's Founding Fathers and Mothers. It is a much-needed contribution to the history of the American Revolution, the history of the early Republic, and the history of photography.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kent State University Press 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.373 Taylor Vol. 1
Call number: R GEN 929.373 Taylor Vol. 2

Fradin, Dennis B.

Summary: Profiles each of the fifty-six men who signed the Declaration of Independence, giving historical information about the colonies they represented. Includes the text of the Declaration and its history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker & Co. 2002

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 920 FRA

1 hold on 1 copy

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 E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV FOU

Gregson, Susan R.

Summary: Follows the rise and fall of Benedict Arnold, America's most famous traitor, tracing his life from his wealthy, upper-class childhood to his betrayal of the American Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. Explains Arnold's legacy in modern society.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bridgestone Books 2002

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB ARNOLD GRE

Larson, Edward J. (Edward John)

Summary: "From the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian comes a masterful, first-of-its-kind dual biography of Benjamin Franklin and George Washington, illuminating their partnership's enduring importance. Theirs was a three-decade-long bond that, more than any other pairing, would forge the United States. Vastly different men, Benjamin Franklin--an abolitionist freethinker from the urban north--and George...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 LAR

Warner, Jessica.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thunder's Mouth Press 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.385 AITKEN, JAMES WAR

Grote, JoAnn A.

Summary: A biography of the silversmith and Revolutionary War hero who made the famous ride to warn American troops of the British approach to Lexington and Concord.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House Publishers 1999

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 REV

Drury, Bob

Summary: "The explosive true saga of the legendary figure, Daniel Boone, and the bloody struggle for America's frontier by two bestselling authors at the height of their writing power--Bob Drury and Tom Clavin. It is the mid-eighteenth century, and in the 13 colonies founded by Great Britain, anxious colonists desperate to conquer and settle North America's "First Frontier" beyond the Appalachian...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976.9 CLA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976.9 DRU

Roberts, Cokie.

Summary: Cokie Roberts's number one New York Times bestseller, We Are Our Mothers' Daughters, examined the nature of women's roles throughout history and led USA Today to praise her as a "custodian of time-honored values." Her second bestseller, From This Day Forward, written with her husband, Steve Roberts, described American marriages throughout history, including the romance of John and Abigail...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2004

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.3 ROB

Di Spigna, Christian

Summary: A detailed portrait of Founding Father, Dr. Joseph Warren, examines his work as an architect of the colonial rebellion, before his hero's death at Bunker Hill obscured his essential role in America's independence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WARREN, JOSEPH DIP

Gaines, James R.

Summary: They began as courtiers in a hierarchy of privilege, but history remembers them as patriot-citizens in a commonwealth of equals. On April 18, 1775, a riot over the price of flour broke out in the French city of Dijon; that same night, across the Atlantic, Paul Revere mounted the fastest horse he could find. So began what have been called the "sister revolutions" of France and America. In a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.4 GAI

Roberts, Cokie.

Summary: Explores the lives of women who helped shape the United States, profiling such key figures as Abigail Adams, Eliza Pinkney, Dolley Payne Madison, Deborah Read Franklin, and Catherine Littlefield Greene.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perennial 2005

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Auricchio, Laura.

Summary: A major biography of the Marquis de Lafayette, French hero of the American Revolution, who, at age nineteen, volunteered to fight under George Washington; a biography that looks past the storybook hero and selfless champion of righteous causes who cast aside family and fortune to advance the transcendent aims of liberty and justice commemorated in America’s towns, streets, parks, and schools...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LAFAYETTE, MARQUIS DE AUR

Ford, Barbara

Summary: Describes the life of the silversmith who made the historic ride to announce the coming of British troops to Massachusetts at the beginning of the Revolutionary War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 1997

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB REVERE FOR

Unger, Harlow G.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: J. Wiley & Sons 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 944.04 UNG

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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Winter, Jonah

Summary: Young Paul Revere and his friends form a club whose members ring the bells at Christ Church, an experience which teaches him responsibility and other lessons that he uses as an adult in the American Revolution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2003

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE WIN

Anderson, Beth

Summary: The remarkable story of Deborah Sampson, a woman who fought in the American Revolution disguised as a man—and who ends up finding her true identity and purpose in life. Deborah Sampson didn’t like being told what to do, especially by the King of England. Fiercely independent, 18-year-old Deborah enlists as Robert Shurtliff in George Washington’s Continental Army to fight for her country’s...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Astra Books for Young Readers 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 SAM

Brumwell, Stephen

Summary: Drawing on a wide range of sources, including original archival research, Stephen Brumwell paints a compelling and challenging portrait of an extraordinary individual whose fusion of gentleman and warrior left an indelible imprint upon history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WASHINGTON, GEORGE BRU

Roberts, Cokie.

Summary: The stories of Abigail Adams, Mercy Otis Warren, Eliza Pinckney, Mary Bartlett and Martha Washington among others are highlighted in this social history of early American women patriots.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers, Inc. 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 920 ROB

Fritz, Jean.

Summary: A biography of the first signer of the Declaration of Independence outlining all that he did for himself as well as what he did for Massachusetts and his new nation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Putnam Boos for Young Readers 1976

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 HAN

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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