Times are tense beween Britain and her colonies! War is brewing---and you want to help. But you wonder . . . how will I be trained and paid? Who supplies weapons and uniforms? And what if I'm wounded? Your 9- to 12-year-olds will be fascinated by this wonderfully illustrated guide to what it took to gain America's freedom! 32 pages, softcover from National Geographic.
These are tense times between Britain and her American colonies. In Boston, tea has been dumped in the harbor and revolution is brewing in the streets. Militias are drilling in town squares and all around you can hear the call of freedom. But how will you be trained? How will you be paid? How will weapons be supplied? And uniforms? What if you are wounded? This abundantly illustrated book will prime you for the interview that will determine your fateand the war that will forge Americas future. Prepare to answer the call!
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Thomas Ratliff lives in Plainville, CT. John James lives in the United Kingdom.
From the Hardcover edition.
"The folks at National Geographic have created another winning series for young readers."Social Studies for Kids
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