Colonial Voices: Hear Them Speak

Colonial Voices: Hear Them Speak


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Format
Hardcover
Price
$17.99
 
Additional Formats
  • Hardcover
  • ISBN 9780525478720
  • 32 Pages
  • Dutton Books for Young Readers
  • 9-12 years

Overview

Follow an errand boy through colonial Boston as he spreads word of rebellion.

It?s December 16, 1773, and Boston is about to explode! King George has decided to tax the colonists? tea. The Patriots have had enough. Ethan, the printer?s errand boy, is running through town to deliver a message about an important meeting. As he stops along his route? at the bakery, the schoolhouse, the tavern, and more?readers learn about the occupations of colonial workers and their differing opinions about living under Britain?s rule. This fascinating book is like a field trip to a living history village.

Praise

* “Winter’s strong, moving text is supported by a thoughtful design that incorporates the look of historical papers, and rich paintings capture the individuals and their circumstances as well as what’s at stake.”—Booklist, starred review

“A unique presentation for all libraries.”—School Library Journal
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