King George: What Was His Problem?: Everything Your Schoolbooks Didn’t Tell You About the American Revolution

King George: What Was His Problem?: Everything Your Schoolbooks Didn't Tell You About the American Revolution Author Steve Sheinkin
ISBN-10 1250075777
ISBN-13 9781250075772
Year 2015-09-22
Pages 224
Language English
Publisher Square Fish
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What do the most famous traitor in history hundreds of naked soldiers and a salmon lunch have in common Theyre all part of the amazing story of the American Revolution 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 they were born close up narrative filled with little known details lots of quotes that capture the spirit and voices of the principals If need be I will raise one thousand men subsist them at my own expense and march myself at their head for the relief of Boston George Washington and action It s the story of the birth of our nation complete with soldiers spies salmon sandwiches and real facts you can t help but want to tell to everyone you know King George What Was His Problem Everything Your Schoolbooks Didn t Tell You About the American Revolution by Steve Sheinkin National Book Award Finalist Author of Bomb a Newbery Honor Book is a fun funny way for young readers to learn about a chapter of American history which has been popularized by Lin Manuel Miranda s hit Broadway show Hamilton For middle graders who find Joy Hakims 11 volume A History of US just too daunting historian Sheinkin offers a more digestible version of our countrys story The author expertly combines individual stories with sweeping looks at the larger picturetucking in extracts from letters memorable anecdotes pithy characterizations and famous lines with a liberal hand Kirkus Reviews A Bank Street Best Childrens Book of the YearA New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing

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