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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