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Meltzer, Brad

Summary: In 1776, an elite group of soldiers were handpicked to serve as George Washington's bodyguards. Washington trusted them; relied on them. But unbeknownst to Washington, some of them were part of a treasonous plan. In the months leading up to the Revolutionary War, these traitorous soldiers, along with the Governor of New York William Tryon and Mayor David Mathews, launched a deadly plot against...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 973.4 Meltzer

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: The battlefield was soaked in blood. Screams of injured soldiers rang through the air. Eleven-year-old Nathaniel Knox knelt behind a rock, his gun clutched in his shaking hands. Nate had been heading to New York City to find his father. But now he was trapped in a terrible gunfight between American and British troops. -- But King George was like a snake with America gripped in his fangs - and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FICTION Tarsh

Hale, Nathan

Summary: Nathan Hale, the author's historical namesake, was America's first spy, a Revolutionary War hero who famously said "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country" before being hanged by the British. In the Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales series, author Nathan Hale channels his namesake to present history's roughest, toughest, and craziest stories in the graphic novel format.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2012

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Allen, Thomas B.

Summary: A biography of Revolutionary War general and first President of the United States, George Washington, focusing on his use of spies to gather intelligence that helped the colonies win the war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2004

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Limbaugh, Rush H.

Summary: Substitute middle-school history teacher Rush Revere takes his students back in time to eighteenth-century Boston to experience the start of the American Revolution as it happens.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FICTION Limb

Philbrick, Nathaniel

Summary: In the summer of 1776, Washington's army in Brooklyn and New York City faced one of the largest invading forces ever assembled by the British Empire. After suffering a series of devastating defeats, Washington's vulnerable and dejected troops were forced to evacuate the southern tip of Manhattan Island. Three weeks later, however, near the Canadian border, one of his favorite and most talented...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.382 Philb

Summary: This biography of the Revolutionary-era "villain" overturns every myth and image we have of him. The narrative of America's founding is filled with godlike geniuses--and then there was Aaron Burr. Generations have been told Burr was a betrayer--of Hamilton, of his country, of those with nobler ideas. All untrue: the politically aggressive Hamilton was preoccupied with Burr and subverted Burr's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Burr

Sankovitch, Nina

Summary: "Nina Sankovitch's American Rebels explores, for the first time, the intertwined lives of the Hancock, Quincy, and Adams families, and the role each person played in sparking the American Revolution. Before they were central figures in American history, John Hancock, John Adams, Josiah Quincy Junior, Abigail Smith Adams, and Dorothy Quincy Hancock had forged intimate connections during their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2020

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O'Reilly, Bill

Summary: Told through the eyes of George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Great Britain's King George III, Killing England chronicles the path to independence in gripping detail, taking the reader from the battlefields of America to the royal courts of Europe. What started as protest and unrest in the colonies soon escalated to a world war with devastating casualties. O'Reilly and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Fradin, Dennis Brindell.

Summary: Profiles each of the fifty-six men who signed the Declaration of Independence, giving historical information about the colonies they represented. Includes the text of the Declaration and its history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker & Co. 2002

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 973.313 Frad

Gregory, Kristiana.

Summary: Eleven-year-old Abigail presents a diary account of life in Valley Forge from December 1777 to July 1778 as General Washington prepares his troops to fight the British.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 1996

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Kilmeade, Brian.

Summary: When General George Washington beat a hasty retreat from New York City in August 1776, many thought the American Revolution might soon be over. Instead, Washington rallied--thanks in large part to a little-known, top-secret group called the Culper Spy Ring. Washington realized that he couldn't beat the British with military might, so he recruited a sophisticated and deeply secretive...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.410 Kilm

Masoff, Joy

Summary: Re-creates the American colonies before, during, and after the American Revolution by describing in words and pictures various aspects of the colonists' lives, including work, food, clothing, shelter, religion, the events leading to the war, and life as a soldier.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Reference 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 973.3 Mas

O'Reilly, Bill

Summary: The breathtaking latest installment in Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard’s mega-bestselling Killing series transports readers to the most important era in our nation’s history, the Revolutionary War. Told through the eyes of George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Great Britain’s King George III, Killing England chronicles the path to independence in gripping detail, taking...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing 2017

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.8 O'Reil 2017

Turner, Nancy E.

Summary: "Nancy Turner burst onto the literary scene with her hugely popular novels These Is My Words, Sarah's Quilt, and The Star Garden. Now, Turner has written the novel she was born to write, this exciting and heartfelt story of a woman struggling to find herself during the tumultuous years preceding the American Revolution. The year is 1729, and Resolute Talbot and her siblings are captured by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Turner

Summary: They were the most legendary and respected politicians, statesmen and warriors of history's first republic since the days of ancient Rome. They were also traitors and smugglers, rabble rousers and hot-heads, unfaithful husbands and prodigious drinkers. Our "Founding Fathers" were, in fact, human beings. Gain a fascinating glimpse behind the images on the marble busts and faces on our dollar...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A&E Television Networks 2000

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 973-V2 Found

Atkinson, Rick

Summary: "Rick Atkinson, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning An Army at Dawn and two other masterly books about World War II, has long been admired for his unparalleled ability to write deeply researched, stunningly vivid narrative history. Now he turns his attention to a new war, and in the initial volume of the Revolution Trilogy he tells the story of the first twenty months of the bloody struggle to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3 Atkinson 2019

Collier, Christopher

Summary: Examines the people and events involved in the significant war by which the thirteen original colonies broke away from England.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Benchmark Books/Marshall Cavendish 1998

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 973.3 Col

Ellis, Joseph J.

Contents: Prudence dictates -- Of arms and men -- Dogs that did not bark -- Etc., etc., etc -- After virtue -- The fog of war -- Hearts and minds -- A long war -- Postscript: necessary fictions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.322 Ellis

Fleming, Thomas

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3 Fle

Washington, George

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.41 Was

Miranda, Lin-Manuel

Summary: Offers a behind-the-scenes view of Hamilton the musical, detailing the many dramatic episodes in Alexander Hamilton's life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 782.14 Mirand

Rubin Stuart, Nancy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.309 Stuart

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: Using their magic tree house, Jack and Annie travel back to the time of the American Revolution and help General George Washington during his famous crossing of the Delaware River.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2000

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