Historical Fiction: Revolutionary War

Recommended books for children on the Revolutionary War.

A Message for General Washington
Artist/Author/Cast:
Schurfranz, Vivian
Call Number:
JF Schurfranz
Description:

Hannah accepts the challenge of sneaking behind enemy lines to deliver a message to General Washington.

Ben and Me: A New and Astonishing Life of Benjamin Franklin as Written by His Good Mouse, Amos
Artist/Author/Cast:
Lawson, Robert (Editor, Illustrator); Amos
Call Number:
JF Lawson
Description:

According to Amos, the mouse, it was really he who was responsible for Ben Franklin's inventions and discoveries.

Carry on, Mr. Bowditch
Artist/Author/Cast:
Latham, Jean Lee
Call Number:
YP F Latham
Description:

A fictionalized biography of the navigator who realized his childhood desire to become a ship’s captain during the Revolutionary War.

Chains: Seeds of America
Artist/Author/Cast:
Anderson, Laurie Halse
Call Number:
YP F Anderson
Description:

Isabel, slave to cruel owners who sympathize with the British, begins to spy for the rebels.

Changes for Felicity: A Winter Story
Artist/Author/Cast:
Tripp, Valerie; Andreasen, Dan (Illustrator); Johnson, Roberta (Editor)
Call Number:
JF Tripp
Description:

The outbreak of the Revolutionary War in 1775 brings drastic changes to Felicity's life in Williamsburg.

Early Thunder
Artist/Author/Cast:
Fritz, Jean; Ward, Lynd (Illustrator)
Call Number:
YP F Fritz
Description:

In Salem, a center of conflict between the British and colonists, Daniel matures as he resolves his political conflicts.

George the Drummer Boy
Artist/Author/Cast:
Benchley, Nathaniel; Bolognese, Don (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Benchley
Description:

Marching towards Lexington, George, the little drummer, is unaware that their confrontation marks the beginning of the American Revolution.

George Washington`s Socks
Artist/Author/Cast:
Woodruff, Elvira
Call Number:
JF Woodruff
Description:

Matt and his friends are transported back into the time of George Washington and the American Revolutionary War.

Guns for General Washington
Artist/Author/Cast:
Reit, Seymour V.
Call Number:
JF Reit
Description:

The Knox brothers want to help end a British blockade by trying to move 183 cannons 300 miles to Boston.

Hannah of Fairfield
Artist/Author/Cast:
Van Leeuwen, Jean; Diamond, Donna (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Van Leeuwen
Description:

Hannah and her family prepare to send her brother to join the colonial soldiers in the American Revolutionary War.

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