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    NAR

    The American Revolution

    Nardo, Don, 1947-

    Offers opposing viewpoints regarding the American Revolution, including prewar disputes, patriot versus loyalist views, wartime concerns, and debate among modern historians.

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    PUR

    Revolutionary America, 1763 to 1800

    Purvis, Thomas L., 1949-

    Uses statistical information and primary source material to describe daily life in eighteenth-century America and demonstrate the influences of the Revolutionary War and frontier expansion on the country.

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    920.01
    BLA

    Black stars of Colonial and Revolutionary times

    Haskins, James, 1941-

    Profiles nineteen important African-Americans from pre-colonial times to the mid-nineteenth century, including Estevanico, Phillis Wheatley, and Pierre Toussaint.

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    AME

    Welcome to Felicity's world, 1774 : growing up in colonial America

    Gourley, Catherine.

    Provides an in-depth look at daily life and historical events in the American colonies during the Revolutionary War, including home life, work, medicine, and play.

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    HAK

    From colonies to country

    Hakim, Joy.

    Covers American history from the French and Indian War to the Constitutional Convention.

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    973.3
    AND

    Independent dames : what you never knew about the women and girls of the American Revolution

    Anderson, Laurie Halse.

    Describes the role women and young girls played in the American Revolution, highlighting the contributions and exploits of women who had a significant impact on the colonists' fight for freedom.

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    973.3
    BRO

    Henry and the cannons : an extraordinary true story of the American Revolution

    Brown, Don, 1949-

    Presents an illustrated account of how bookseller Henry Knox moved 59 cannons from Fort Ticonderoga to Boston during the Revolutionary War, helping Americans to make a pivotal victory.

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    973.3
    HAR

    African Americans and the Revolutionary War

    Harper, Judith E., 1953-

    Portrays the treatment and struggles of African Americans during the Revolutionary War and their contributions to the war effort.

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    973.3
    MIL

    Growing up in revolution and the new nation, 1775 to 1800

    Miller, Brandon Marie.

    Presents details of daily life of American children during the period from 1775 to 1800.

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    973.3
    MUR

    American Revolution

    Murray, Stuart, 1948-

    A visual guide, accompanied by text, to the people, battles, and events of America's war for independence.

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    OSB

    American Revolution : a nonfiction companion to Revolutionary War on Wednesday

    Osborne, Mary Pope.

    Presents a picture of life in colonial America and reviews the causes and major events of the American Revolution.

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    AME

    Changes for Felicity : a winter story

    Tripp, Valerie, 1951-

    The outbreak of the Revolutionary War in 1775 brings drastic changes to Felicity's life in Williamsburg, affecting both her family and her friendship with Elizabeth.

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    AVI

    Sophia's war : a tale of the Revolution

    Avi, 1937-

    In 1776, after witnessing the execution of Nathan Hale in New York City, newly occupied by the British army, young Sophia Calderwood resolves to do all she can to help the American cause, including becoming a spy.

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    ADAMS

    Samuel Adams : the father of American Independence

    Fradin, Dennis B.

    Presents the life and accomplishments of the colonist and patriot who was involved in virtually every major event that resulted in the birth of the United States.

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    ARNOLD

    The notorious Benedict Arnold : a true story of adventure, heroism, & treachery

    Sheinkin, Steve.

    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.

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    Bushnell

    David Bushnell and his turtle : the story of America's first submarine

    Swanson, June.

    A biography of the eithteenth-century Connecticut farmer who invented the submarine first used in naval warfare during the American Revolution.

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    GEORGE
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    King George III : America's enemy

    Brooks, Philip, 1963-

    A biography of Great Britain's King George III, discussing the lengths he went to in his efforts to keep the American colonies from gaining independence.

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    HALE

    One dead spy : the life, times, and last words of Nathan Hale, America's most famous spy

    Hale, Nathan, 1976-

    Retells, in graphic novel format, the history of the author's namesake, an officer and spy for the American rebels during the Revolutionary War, revealing facts about Nathan Hale's earlier days at Yale and his unlucky experiences as an military officer.

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    HAMILTON

    Alexander Hamilton : the outsider

    Fritz, Jean.

    An introduction to the life and accomplishements of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton.

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    HANCOCK

    Will you sign here, John Hancock

    Fritz, Jean.

    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.

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    LAFAYETTE

    Lafayette!

    Hale, Nathan, 1976-

    "[In graphic novel format,] 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"--OCLC.

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    REVERE

    And then what happened, Paul Revere?

    Fritz, Jean.

    Describes some of the well-known as well as the lesser-known details of Paul Revere's life and exciting ride.

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    WASHINGTON

    George Washington : first president of the United States

    Kent, Zachary.

    Traces the life of the Virginia surveyor, soldier, and plantation owner who became the first president of the United States.

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    ROB

    Founding mothers : remembering the ladies

    Roberts, Cokie.

    Brief portraits of women from the period of the Revolution and early United States.

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    CHI

    Molly Pitcher : young patriot

    Stevenson, Augusta.

    A childhood biography of the Pennsylvania German woman who became a Revolutionary War heroine when she carried water to American soldiers and even fired a cannon herself during the Battle of Monmouth.

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    Paul Revere : Boston patriot

    Stevenson, Augusta.

    Presents the boyhood of the well-known Boston silversmith and patriot of the Revolution, famous for his ride to warn the countryside of the approaching British.

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    Betsy Ross : designer of our flag

    Weil, Ann, 1908-

    Recreates the childhood of the woman traditionally remembered as the maker of the first American flag, which was secretly presented to General George Washington in Philadelphia in 1776.

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    DEA

    The journal of William Thomas Emerson: a Revolutionary War patriot

    Denenberg, Barry.

    William, a twelve-year-old orphan, writes of his experiences in pre-Revolutionary War Boston where he joins the cause of the patriots who are opposed to the British rule.

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    DEA

    Love thy neighbor : the Tory diary of Prudence Emerson

    Turner, Ann Warren.

    In Green Marsh, Massachusetts, in 1774, thirteen-year-old Prudence keeps a diary of the troubles she and her family face as Tories surrounded by American patriots at the start of the American Revolution.

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    OSB

    Revolutionary War on Wednesday / #22

    Osborne, Mary Pope.

    Using their magic tree house, Jack and Annie travel back to the time of the American Revolution and help General George Washington during his famous crossing of the Delaware River.

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    Woods runner

    Paulsen, Gary.

    From his 1776 Pennsylvania homestead, thirteen-year-old Samuel, who is a highly-skilled woodsman, sets out toward New York City to rescue his parents from the band of British soldiers and Native Americans who kidnapped them after slaughtering most of their community. Includes historical notes.

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    RIN

    Cast two shadows : the American revolution in the South

    Rinaldi, Ann.

    In South Carolina in 1780, fourteen-year-old Caroline sees the Revolutionary War take a terrible toll among her family and friends and comes to understand the true nature of war.

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    RIN

    Or give me death : a novel of Patrick Henry's family

    Rinaldi, Ann.

    With their father away most of the time advocating independence for the American colonies, the children of Patrick Henry try to raise themselves, manage the family plantation, and care for their mentally ill mother.

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    TAR

    The American Revolution, 1776

    Tarshis, Lauren.

    "Nathaniel Fox never imagined he'd find himself in the middle of a blood-soaked battlefield, fighting for his life. He was only eleven years old! He'd barely paid attention to the troubles between American and England. How could he, while being worked to the bone by his cruel uncle, Uriah Storch? But when his uncle's rage forces him to flee the only home he knows, Nate is suddenly propelled toward a thrilling and dangerous journey into the heart of the Revolutionary War. He finds himself in New York City on the brink of what will be the biggest battle yet"--Provided by publisher.

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    John, Paul, George & Ben

    Smith, Lane.

    A humorous look at the early lives of five founding fathers of the United States, including George Washington, John Hancock, Paul Revere, Ben Franklin, and Thomas Jefferson.

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    Mary Geddy's day : a Colonial girl in Williamsburg

    Waters, Kate.

    Mary Geddy, a ten-year-old girl in Williamsburg in 1776, is excited about the colony of Virginia's vote for independence, but sad that her best friend, whose father is loyal to the crown, will be moving back to England, and worried that the vote will mean her father must fight in a war.

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