Great Battles for Boys: The American Revolution goes to the front lines of the amazing battles between ragtag American colonists and the world's mightiest military force — the British Imperial Army.
Boys learn about the tactics, strategies, and leaders who won this war that created the United States of America.
"My 9yo son had been hoping that Joe Giorello would write this book! He is already halfway through reading it and said, “It’s really good, mom." M5 stars, GT Family
Here Are Some of the Exciting Chapters:
Battle of Long Island: British General Howe crushes Washington’s forces, showing the Patriot forces their slim chances of winning this war.
Battle of Trenton: Washington’s stunning reversal following his famous “crossing the Delaware.”
Valley Forge: Starving, broke, and battle-weary, the Continental Army hunkers down in Pennsylvania for a long cold winter — and emerges a powerful military force.
Battle of Cowpens: A southern clash in which Daniel Morgan’s brilliant tactics outsmart the enemy.
Battle of Yorktown: Washington’s unyielding attack that ends eight long years of suffering — and wins liberty for the colonies.
Also profiles of the Revolution’s most fascinating leaders, including Benedict Arnold, Francis Marion, and Henry Knox, and discussions about the era's complicated politics, including slavery and the role of women in the Revolution.
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." — 5 Stars, Top Ten Hall of Fame Reviewer