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Leaders & Generals of the American Revolution
by John Hamilton (Goodreads Author)
The American Revolution series tells the story of a struggle for independence. Readers will learn about the powerful leaders, daring soldiers, bloody battles, and weapons of the American Revolution. The series details the events of the American Revolution through detailed maps, startling photographs, and vivid text.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published January 1st 2013 by ABDO & Daughters
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Recommended for gr. 6-8. This is exactly what the title indicates – short bios of leaders and generals from both sides of the American Revolution. Each bio is a half to a full page long and includes an illustration, in many cases historical, of each person. The exception is George Washington, who rated four pages. The bios include birth and death dates, events leading up to the person’s involvement in the war, and often a bit about his life after the war. Some lesser-known names are included ...more
John Hamilton is a best-selling novelist and author of more than 250 nonfiction books for young adults. An Active Member of the Western Writers of America and the Wild West History Association, his work has received critical acclaim from School Library Journal, Children's Literature, The Sioux City Journal, We Proceeded On (the official journal of the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation), ...moreMore about John Hamilton...