Historical Fiction: Revolutionary War

Recommended books for children on the Revolutionary War.

Johnny Tremain
Artist/Author/Cast:
Forbes, Esther Hoskins; Ward, Lynd (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF/YP F Forbes
Description:

After injuring his hand, a silversmith's apprentice becomes a messenger for the Sons of Liberty before the American Revolution.

Jump Ship to Freedom
Artist/Author/Cast:
Collier, James Lincoln; Collier, Christopher (Contribution by); Family Saga Arabus Staff
Call Number:
JF Collier
Description:

Anxious to buy freedom for himself and his mother, Daniel escapes from his dishonest master who stole his father's money.

Night Raiders Along the Cape
Artist/Author/Cast:
Waters, John; Williams Jr., Donald (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Waters
Description:

Asa must row through the night to warn his friends on the Massachusetts coast of an impending British attack.

Qwerty Stevens, Stuck in Time with Benjamin Franklin
Artist/Author/Cast:
Gutman, Dan
Call Number:
JF Gutman
Description:

Qwerty Stevens uses his time machine to go to the year 1776, where he meets Benjamin Franklin.

Redcoats and Petticoats
Artist/Author/Cast:
Kirkpatrick, Katherine; Himler, Ronald (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Kirkpatrick
Description:

Young Thomas and his mother are members of the Setauket Spy Ring in New York during the Revolutionary War.

Revolution
Artist/Author/Cast:
Donnelly, Jennifer
Call Number:
F Donnelly
Description:

An angry, grieving seventeen-year-old musician facing expulsion from her prestigious Brooklyn private school travels to Paris to complete a school assignment and uncovers a diary written during the French Revolution.

Revolutionary War on Wednesday
Artist/Author/Cast:
Osborne, Mary Pope; Murdocca, Sal (Illustrator); Loehr, Mallory (Editor)
Call Number:
JF Osborne
Description:

Jack and Annie travel back in time and help General George Washington cross the Delaware River.

Sleds on Boston Common
Artist/Author/Cast:
Borden, Louise; Parker, Robert A. (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Borden
Description:

Henry complains to the governor when his sledding down the hill is thwarted by the British troops at Boston Common.

The Boston Coffee Party
Artist/Author/Cast:
Rappaport, Doreen; McCully, Emily Arnold (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Rappaport
Description:

During the Revolutionary War, two young sisters help a group of Boston women get coffee from a greedy merchant.

The Captive
Artist/Author/Cast:
Hansen, Joyce
Call Number:
JF Hansen
Description:

In 1788, twelve-year-old Kofi is captured and sold as a slave to a New England farmer.

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