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Revolutionary War

**FOUNDING MOTHERS: REMEMBERING THE LADIES

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Roberts
Author's First Name: 
Cokie
Illustrator's First Name: 
Diane
Illustrator's Last Name: 
Goode
Publisher: 
Harper
Publication Date: 
1/28/14
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Our Founding Fathers would have had a lot of difficulty "founding" a nation without the support of strong, heroic, smart women. Alongside information about their contributions to the American Revolution, each woman is personalized with interesting tidbits about their lives. This intriguing book will encourage readers to find out more about the Founding Mothers. Ten to Fourteen. Julie Dietzel-Glair

THE DUEL: THE PARALLEL LIVES OF ALEXANDER HAMILTON & AARON BURR

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
St. George
Author's First Name: 
Judith
Publisher: 
Viking
Publication Date: 
2009

Two men best remembered for their deadly duel lived remarkably intertwined lives in military service, business dealings, and political intrigue. This short book, told in alternating sections, provides lesser known details about their parallel careers.

CHAINS

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Anderson
Author's First Name: 
Laurie Halse
Publisher: 
Simon & Schuster
Publication Date: 
2008

Sold as a slave to a Tory family in 1776, 13-year-old Isabel, struggling to free herself and her slow-witted younger sister, soon faces daunting choices.

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