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Revolutionary War Web links
Lesser known personalities of the Revolutionary War period
Books in the CB collection on the American Revolution
Fight for Freedom by
Publication Date: 2004-10-01
Renowned historian Benson Bobrick has written a moving chronicle of the American Revolution for young readers. Fight for Freedom explores the war that created one independent nation out of thirteen diverse colonies and contains personal anecdotes from soldiers and civilians, as well as profiles of the many historical luminaries who were involved in America's fight for independence.
Battle for a New Nation by
Publication Date: 2015-01-01
The first gunshot of the Revolutionary War became "the shot heard round the world." But years of tension led up to that first battle. And the war would prove to have major consequences for both sides. Explore the causes and effects of the American Revolution--a war for a new nation.
The Revolutionary War by
Publication Date: 2002-01-15
Examines the causes, events, and aftermath of America's war for independence.
Boston Tea Party by
Publication Date: 2001-06-04
What would lead someone to go out in the middle of the night and throw shiploads of tea into a harbor? The Boston Tea Party is a familiar tale, but the story leading up to it goes beyond the drama of that one night. Pamela Duncan Edwards' unique take on this event gets to the root of the story as this prelude to the Revolutionary War unfolds. Enhanced by English and colonial mice characters, Henry Cole's rich and mood-evoking illustrations bring the story to life.