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Does your son know the true meaning of “freedom isn’t free?”
He will after reading "Great Battles for Boys: The American Revolution."
Battles, weapons, tactics, life-and-death clashes — history as thrilling as any videogame!
Read by acclaimed voice actor Jake Phillips, this is unforgettable history stretching from Concord and Lexington to Brandywine and Yorktown.
In this #1 bestselling book young readers journey to the front lines of the Revolution's most stunning battles. Boys will see how the ragtag colonists fought the mighty British Imperial Army — and won!
Action leaps off the page and captures the attention of even the most reluctant readers.
In chronological order, Great Battles for Boys: The American Revolution takes young readers to the front lines of major clashes including —
Battle of Long Island: British General Howe crushes Washington’s forces and proves the odds are against the Patriot forces.
Battle of Trenton: Washington’s stunning reversal following his famous Christmas Eve “crossing the Delaware.”
Valley Forge: Starving, broke, and battle-weary, the Continental Army hunkers down in Pennsylvania for a long cold winter — and emerges as an entirely different fighting force.
Cowpens: The southern clash where Daniel Morgan’s tactics brilliantly outsmart his enemy.
Yorktown: Washington’s unyielding attack victoriously ends eight long years of suffering — and win liberty for the colonies.
Each chapter alsoprofiles the Revolution’s most fascinating leaders — Benedict Arnold, Lafayette, Francis Marion, Henry Knox —and discusses the era's complicated politics, including slavery.
This action-packed book will teach your son the foundational and aspirational ideas that are woven into the United States of America— such as life, liberty, and justice for all—and how those principles were won by the brave men and women who risked everything to defeat tyranny.
After reading Great Battles for Boys: The American Revolution, your son will know exactly what it means when someone says, “Freedom isn’t free."
PRAISE FOR THE GREAT BATTLES FOR BOYS SERIES
“This book should be in school libraries everywhere. It is a treasure trove of information that is engagingly written that makes one feel they are in a great classroom with a great instructor sharing his knowledge in a fun way." — 5 Stars Top Ten Hall of Fame Reviewer
World War I • Bundle
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The stunning battles of World War I deliver an unforgettable journey into military history.
Get the audiobook AND Ebook for just 11.99—a savings of almost 50% over purchasing separately.
Known as "The Great War" due to its massive loss of life, WWI marked a monumental shift in military campaigns, leadership, tactics, and strategies. The Allies — with the help of the US military — eventually defeated the Axis powers, but World War I also tragically set the stage for World War II.
"This book explains things very well. It covers the most important battles that most people don't know about. I highly recommend this book if you are learning about WW1." -- 5 stars, Kyle
Why did this monumental war happen?
Who started it?
Who ended it?
Boys will find out in Great Battles for Boys: World War I. They'll also learn about then-new fighting innovations such as airplanes and tanks.
Among the unforgettable battles:
Battle of Tannenberg: Outnumbered German soldiers plan a sneak attack that destroys Russian forces and leads to the capture of 150,000 prisoners of war.
Battle of the Somme: Among military history’s worst follies, this battle ended with more than one million casualties—while achieving almost no gains for either side.
Battle of Cantigny: A little-known battle in which late-arriving and inexperienced American forces fought on the Western Front and proved ready to win.
Other chapters cover the fascinating figures of WWI, such as Lawrence of Arabia, Sergeant York, and the Harlem Hellfighters, along with world-altering events, such as the Russian Revolution of 1917.
Filled with historic photographs, maps, and notable biographies of ordinary soldiers who accomplished extraordinary feats, Great Battles for Boys: World War I also includes suggestions for further readings and battle movies the whole family can watch together.
If your son likes action-packed accounts and authentic details, he will love this book.
Pick up Great Battles for Boys today—and march into the front lines of history!
PRAISE FOR THE GREAT BATTLES FOR BOYS SERIES “It is a treasure trove of information that is engagingly written that makes one feel they are in a great classroom with a great instructor sharing his knowledge in a fun way." —Hall of Fame Reviewer
Pick up a bundle today and show your son the amazing adventure of reading!
Bunker Hill to WW1 • Bundle
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Here's a great deal for boys AND parents.
For just $11.99 you get the Ebook AND the audiobook of Great Battles for Boys: Bunker Hill to World War I.
That's a savings of almost 50% over purchasing each separately.
AND studies confirm that boys can boost their reading comprehension levels by reading the book themselves while simultaneously listening to the audiobook version.
Also, the Ebook also allows boys to immediately open suggestions for further readings on each battle or historical figure.
Pick up this bundle today and introduce your son to the amazing adventure of reading and ancient history!
NOTE: When you purchase this bundle of ebook and audiobook files, you will receive both files with a download link.
The Civil War • Bundle
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Here's a great deal for boys AND parents.
For just $11.99 you'll receive the Ebook AND audiobook of Great Battles for Boys: The Civil War.
That's like getting both for the price of one--a nearly 50% savings.
According to educational studies, boys can boost their reading comprehension levels by reading a book for themselves while simultaniously listening to the audiobook version.
This Ebook version also allows boys to open each chapter suggestion for further readings on the battles and historical figures.
Pick up a bundle today and introduce your son to the amazing adventure of reading and history!
NOTE: When you purchase this bundle of ebook and audiobook files, you will receive both files with a link to the free BookFunnel audiobook app, which allows you to read the ebook and listen to your audiobook from any audio-capable device connected to the internet.
About Great Battles for Boys: The Civil War
More than 600,000 American soldiers died in this war—more than all other wars combined.
But today, few people understand the complexities of this cataclysmic conflict.
What REALLY happened?
"In many schools these days, students aren’t being taught about the individual battles and struggles of our nation’s history, including Gettysburg." 5 Star review Great Battles for Boys: The Civil War.
From the opening shots at Fort Sumter to the Confederate surrender at Appomattox, boys will move chronologically through 20 crucial battles, covering all four years of the Civil War.
They'll discover which strategies, tactics, and weapons were used, and which military leaders won the victories—or suffered defeats. Some of the battles include:
Battle of the Ironclads: One of America's deadliest naval battles, right off the coast of Virginia
Vicksburg: Union General Ulysses S. Grant bombs, terrorizes, and starves a southern city into surrender.
Antietam: Confederate General Robert E. Lee invades the North, and pays a terrible price.
Petersburg: The Union literally blows a hole in the South—and yet still loses the battle.
And much more!
Sherman's March—who, what, when, where, and why.
Why was General Robert E. Lee considered a military genius, even though he lost the war?
What made General Ulysses S. Grant such a powerful general—and difficult man?
If your son likes action-packed stories with real events, he'll love this book.
Reviews of the Great Battles for Boys series:
"...should be in school libraries everywhere. It is a treasure trove of information that is engagingly written that makes one feel they are in a great classroom with a great instructor sharing his knowledge in a fun way." 5 Stars, Top 500 Reviewer
"My nine-year-old son absolutely love this book! Full of great facts and enjoyable to read! He finished it in two nights and was asking for another!" 5 Stars, Richard D.