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Paul Revere and Betsy Ross's Birthdays

Celebrate the birthdays of Paul Revere and Betsy Ross on January 1st with these titles from Macmillan Children's Publishing Group.

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Roaring Brook Press

Let It Begin Here!

April 19, 1775: The Day the American Revolution Began

ONE DAY THAT CHANGED A NATION A nonfiction master brings the start of the American Revolution to life. A 26-year-old King George II found himself in...

Don Brown Don Brown

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Square Fish

King George: What Was His Problem?

The Whole Hilarious Story of the American Revolution

KING GEORGE NEVER DID UNDERSTAND AMERICANS “Entire books have been written about the causes of the American Revolution. This isn’t one of them.” What it is,...

"...KING GEORGE NEVER DID UNDERSTAND AMERICANS “Entire books have been written about the causes of the American Revolution. This isn’t one of them.” What it is,.... KING GEORGE NEVER DID UNDERSTAND AMERICANS “Entire books have been written about the causes of the American Revolution. This isn’t one of them.”  What it is, instead, is utterly interesting, antedotes (John Hancock fixates on salmon), from the inside out (at the Battle of Eutaw Springs, hundreds of soldiers plunged into battle “naked as..."

By Steve Sheinkin and Tim Robinson

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Henry Holt and Co.

American Moments

Scenes from American History

This is America, much is possible. Step right into the "moment" of some of American history's most significant events In this refreshingly inventive...

By Robert Burleigh and Bruce Strachan

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Henry Holt and Co.

America Through the Lens

Photographers Who Changed the Nation

"If I could tell the story in words, I wouldn't need to lug around a camera."-Lewis Hine A stunning view of America as captured by groundbreaking...

Martin W. Sandler

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Henry Holt and Co.

Betsy Ross

Patriot of Philadelphia

In the spring of 1776, George Washington stopped at Betsy Ross's little upholstery shop and asked her to sew a flag-- a flag that would unite the thirteen...

By Judith St. George and Sasha Meret

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Henry Holt and Co.

Liberty Rising

The Story of the Statue of Liberty

Liberty should shine here on this island, Bartholdi decided, where she can welcome all to America. The story behind Liberty’s construction and the...

"...Liberty should shine here on this island, Bartholdi decided, where she can welcome all to America. The story behind Liberty’s construction and the.... Liberty should shine here on this island, Bartholdi decided, where she can welcome all to America. The story behind Liberty’s construction and the visionaries who made it happen Liberty Rising The Statue of Liberty stands as a powerful symbol of freedom to all. But what is her story? How did she come to be? From conception to construction, each e..."

By Pegi Deitz Shea and Wade Zahares

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