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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

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

Schocket, Andrew M.

Summary: "The American Revolution is all around us. It is pictured as big as billboards and as small as postage stamps, evoked in political campaigns and car advertising campaigns, relived in museums and revised in computer games. As the nation's founding moment, the American Revolution serves as a source of powerful founding myths, and remains the most accessible and most contested event in U.S....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Omoth, Tyler

Summary: "The American Revolution was a war that allowed the birth of a new country. Secrets of the American Revolution reveals little-known stories of the people, weapons, and battles that have affected the maps on our walls and the allegiances in our hearts."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Micklos, John.

Summary: "Discusses the lives and roles of children and women during the American Revolution, including life and work on the home front, women nurses and soldiers, and children spying and fighting in the war"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.3083 MIC

Zabin, Serena R.

Summary: The story of the Boston Massacre--when on a late winter evening in 1770, British soldiers shot five local men to death--is familiar to generations. But from the very beginning, many accounts have obscured a fascinating truth: the Massacre arose from conflicts that were as personal as they were political. Professor Serena Zabin draws on original sources and lively stories to follow British...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Jasanoff, Maya

Summary: At the end of the American Revolution, 60,000 Americans loyal to the British cause fled the United States and became refugees throughout the British Empire. This groundbreaking book offers the first global history of the loyalist exodus to Canada, the Caribbean, Sierra Leone, India, and beyond.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Jasanoff, Maya

Summary: At the end of the American Revolution, 60,000 Americans loyal to the British cause fled the United States and became refugees throughout the British Empire. This groundbreaking book offers the first global history of the loyalist exodus to Canada, the Caribbean, Sierra Leone, India, and beyond.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Shulman, Mark

Summary: Show Me History will show you the real man behind the myths! Known as the "Father of Our Country," George Washington lost his own father at the age of 11, was a surrogate father to Alexander Hamilton, and yet was never a father himself. In war and in peace, he left an unmistakable impression on his new nation in more ways than you know. George Washington: Soldier and Statesman! tells the story...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portable Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 921 WAS

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Grundset, Eric.

Contents: The northern states -- The South -- Miscellaneous naval and military records -- Foreign allies -- West Indies -- Appendices. Map of the enslaved population, 1790 Census ; Documenting the color of participants in the American Revolution ; Names as clues to finding forgotten patriots ; The numbers of minority participants in the Revolution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Society Daughters of the American Revolution 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 973.34 FOR

Blair, Margaret Whitman.

Contents: Liberty to slaves -- And some joined the patriots -- War and its aftermath -- Nova Scotia and freedom -- Africa: the promised land.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.341 BLA

Hale, Nathan

Summary: Tells the story of the Marquis de Lafayette, both what happened before and during the American Revolution, including all the Frenchman's escapades across France and the colonies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J GRAPHIC HAL

Raum, Elizabeth.

Summary: "In You Choose format, explores the Revolutionary War from the perspectives of spies on both the British and American sides"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Nash, Gary B.

Summary: An exploration of the ideas and radical sentiments that prompted the American Revolution argues that the war was a people's revolution and civil war, as well as an insurrection against colonial control.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Sheinkin, Steve.

Summary: An introduction to the life of Benedict Arnold that highlights not only the traitorous actions that made him legendary, but also his heroic involvement in the American Revolution.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Audiobooks, Call number: YA CD FIC SHE

Redmond, Shirley-Raye

Summary: Profiles girls and women who participated in the American Revolution by refusing to buy British merchandise, collecting money, and even going to war as wives, nurses, spies, or soldiers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2004

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.3 RED

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.308 RED

Anderson, Laurie Halse.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Listen up! You've all heard about the great men who led and fought during the American Revolution; but did you know that the guys only make up part of the story? What about the women? The girls? The dames? Didn't they play a part? Of course they did, and with page after page of superbly researched information and thoughtfully detailed illustrations, acclaimed novelist and picture-book author...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.308 AND

Raphael, Ray.

Summary: Examines the lives of seven lesser known figures from the Revolutionary period, including one of Washington's soldiers, a wealthy merchant, a blacksmith, and the politically active Mercy Otis Warren.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

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

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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Jones, Elizabeth McDavid

Summary: During the time of the Revolution, Felicity must figure out who is making false accusations, saying that her father is a traitor and helping the British.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Publishing 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Moore, Kay

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2006

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

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