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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."
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“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 II in Europe • Bundle
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Here's a great deal for boys AND parents.For just $11.99 you'll receive the Ebook AND the audiobook—a savings of almost 50% over purchasing each separately.
Great Battles for Boys: World War II Europe is the #1 bestseller that launched the entire series. Boys LOVE this book and its companion World War II Pacific.
"My 10-year-old son is a WWII history nut and he loves these books. He poured through them, reading them every night in bed with his little flashlight. “Just 5 more minutes mom!” — 5 stars Mary V
Beginning with Hitler's invasion of Poland, this book journeys to the front lines of the war’s most stunning clashes. Boys will discover both the ingenious inventions of warfare and the raw nature of fighting on the front lines.
In chronological order, boys march with soldiers across the European continent and into North Africa. Among the battles included:
The Winter War: How brave Finnish soldiers protected their homeland from Josef Stalin's Red Army.
Battle of Stalingrad: A brutal clash between German and Russian armies that descended into street fighting and hand-to-hand combat.
Battle of Kursk: The world's largest tank action
Operation Mincemeat: A James Bond-worthy secret deception that fooled the Nazis and saved thousands of lives.
D-Day: The surprise Normandy invasion that required a truly exceptional level of courage and changed the course of the war.
Filled with historic photographs, maps, and notable biographies of soldiers, Great Battles for Boys: World War II Europe delves into the leaders of this massive conflict from Adolf Hitler and Winston Churchill to Generals Eisenhower and Patton.
Boys also learn about the weapons, tactics, and strategies that toppled the Axis Powers and brought Victory in Europe.
Each chapter ends with suggestions for further age-appropriate books and movies that the whole family can watch.
If your son likes action-packed accounts, authentic details, and short but exciting chapters, then he’ll love this book.
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"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." —Top 500 Amazon Reviewer
World War II in the Pacific • Bundle
Here's a great deal for boys AND parents. For just $11.99 you'll receive the Ebook AND the audiobook. That's a savings of almost 50% compared to purchasing each separately.
Show Boys Authentic World War II History!
My 10-year-old grandson is now hooked on reading!" — K Potter
Great Battles for Boys: World War II Pacificopens with the Flying Tigers, those wild American volunteers who were fighting Japan before the bombing of Pearl Harbor.
After Japan's deadly surprise attack on Hawaii, the World War II military battles storm across the Pacific Ocean in the lethal "island hopping" strategy that brought Allied victory.
This heroic and unforgettable history captivates even the most reluctant reader.
"Joe is my son's history teacher at our homeschool co-op. The chapters are short enough for a single sitting and involve one campaign—bite-sized history for active boys." — 5 Stars 'A Mom'
Boys will learn an amazing array of WWII history including:
How did the Battle of Wake Island turn into "The Alamo of the Pacific"?
How did fighter planes launch ships in the middle of the ocean—for the very time in history?
Why was the Doolittle Raid was considered a suicide mission?
How did young American men — who'd never seen combat— survive while fighting the enemy on strange and hostile islands such as Guadalcanal, Saipan, and Iwo Jima?
Each chapter also features historical photos and concise biographies about men of valor, followed by a reading list of MORE great books about World War II history.
This book captivates even the most reluctant readers!
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“Combining his uniquely conversational style with myriad historical facts, plenty of interesting photos, and lots of fascinating, little-known anecdotes, Joe takes readers 'behind the scenes' and helps them to experience this vitally important chapter in our Nation’s history.A great book with superb additional resources; I give it a 'must read!'
— The Rev. Charles F. Reynolds Chief Warrant Officer 3, USMC, Ret.
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!