Read to Sleep
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Jul 23, 2002
| ISBN 9780375822001
| Middle Grade (8-12)
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Jul 23, 2002 | ISBN 9780375822001 | Middle Grade (8-12)
How the Revolutionary War BeganThe American colonists were fed up with British law. They refused to buy English goods. They formed a militia of tradesmen and farmers ready to fight at a moment’s notice. Most importantly, they joined together. All 13 colonies sent representatives to decide whether they should form a new country. That group wrote the Declaration of Independence, the document that summed up a revolution.
Lucille Recht Penner is the author of many nonfiction books for kids, including Dinosaur Babies and Monster Bugs in Random House’s Step into Reading program. She lives in Tucson, Arizona.
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