The Ride: The Legend of Betsy Dowdy  -     By: Kitty Griffin
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The Ride: The Legend of Betsy Dowdy

Atheneum Books for Young Readers / 2010 / Hardcover

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She couldn't stop King George. She couldn't fight as a soldier. But she could ride.Filled with beautifully colored illustrations, this tale of Betty Dowdy, is sure to delight children! The legend, though it cannot be proved, is of a young girl who discovers that the British army is advancing to her town in North Carolina during the American Revolution and she rides to warn the Patriot army. The battle that ensues ends in a victory for the American colonies. A victory that was critical because it proved that the mighty British army could be defeated.

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 40
Vendor: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: 2010
Dimensions: 9.00 X 11.00 (inches)
ISBN: 1416928162
ISBN-13: 9781416928164
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Ages: 4-8

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Publisher's Description

One brave girl, one strong pony, one desperate ride to deliver a crucial message that would change the course of American history. Betsy is the girl power answer to Paul Revere.

Repeated for over two hundred years as an oral tradition, the legend of Betsy Dowdy is a classic American tale of a girl who simply believed she could be free. Inspired by the danger and daring of this ordinary North Carolinian girl, THE RIDE is a story about stepping up to help the cause you believe in, doing even what little you can, and building the United States of America.

Author Bio

Marjorie Priceman has won Caldecott Honors for her illustrations in ZIN! ZIN! ZIN! A VIOLIN by Lloyd Moss and HOT AIR: THE (MOSTLY) TRUE STORY OF THE FIRST HOT-AIR BALLOON RIDE, which she also wrote.  She lives in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.

  Kitty Griffin was born in Germany and adopted by Americans.  She has traveled from one end of the USA to the other, living at twenty-eight different “permanent” addresses, with much of her childhood spent in Virginia. She has worked as a counselor, a mailman, a waitress, a secretary, and, of course, as a children’s book author.  She teaches in the MFA Writing for Children program at Chatham University in Pittsburgh, PA.  She lives in Washington County, Pennsylvania with her husband and assorted furry friends. She can also be found at www.kittygriffin.com.

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