The Battle for St. Michaels (I Can Read Books: Level 4)
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The Battle for St. Michaels (I Can Read Books: Level 4)

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"Caroline, save the flag!" In the War of 1812, the Maryland town of St. Michaels hatches a desperate plan to ward off bombardment by the British fleet. As the fastest runner in town, Caroline carries word of the plan from house to house. But as the battle begins, it is Caroline' s courage -- not her speed -- that will be tested.
Hardcover, 64 pages
Published March 1st 2004 by Turtleback Books (first published 2002)
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Krista the Krazy Kataloguer
While I realize that this is a beginning reader, which is necessarily written in a simplified style, nevertheless I found it written in uninteresting prose. The story is about a young girl who helps her village of St. Michaels in Maryland when the British are ready to invade and attack during the War of 1812. It's based on a true event, though Caroline and her family are fictional. I was particularly bothered throughout the entire book by the depiction of Caroline with short-cropped hair like a...more
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Emily Arnold McCully received the Caldecott Medal for Mirette on the High Wire. The illustrator of more than 40 books for young readers, she divides her time between Chatham, New York, and New York City.
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