American Revolution -- fiction

Thomas

By Bonnie Pryor

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In the early years of the Revolutionary War, eleven-year-old Thomas and his family escape a bloody massacre at Wyoming Valley and endure innumerable hardships as they try to make their way to Philadelphia.
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Hope's Crossing

By Joan Elizabeth Goodman

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When kidnapped by English Loyalists during the Revolutionary War, thirteen-year-old Hope draws on every ounce of courage within her to respond to the ordeal.
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The Winter of Red Snow: The Revolutionary War Diary of Abigail Jane Stewart

By Kristiana Gregory

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Eleven-year-old Abigail presents a diary account of life in Valley Forge from December 1777 to July 1778 as General Washington prepares his troops to fight the British.

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Johnny Tremain

By Esther Forbes

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A young apprentice silversmith growing up in Boston during the Revolutionary War becomes involved with such patriots as Hancock, Otis, and Samuel Adams.

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Give Me Liberty

By L.M. Elliott

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Follows the life of thirteen-year-old Nathaniel Dunn, from May 1774 to December 1775, as he serves his indentureship with a music teacher in Williamsburg, Virginia, and witnesses the growing rift between patriots and loyalists, culminating in the American Revolution.

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An Eye for an Eye

By Peter and Connie Roop

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In 1775 fourteen-year-old Samantha, who should be wearing dresses, knows she that in britches she can out-hunt her twin and out-sail her older brother near their James River home, but can she use those skills against the British when the American Revolution begins?
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Maria's Story, 1773

By Joan Lowery Nixon

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In Williamsburg, Virginia, two years before the start of the American Revolution, nine-year-old Maria worries that her mother will lose her contract to publish official reports and announcements of the British government because she prints anti-British articles in their family-run newspaper.

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