Five fourths of July
Source:Viking, New York, p.278 (2011)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PS3608 .U3728 F58 2011
Keywords:1775-1783--Juvenile fiction, Adventure and adventurers--Fiction, Adventure stories, Connecticut--History--Revolution, Connecticut--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Fiction, United States--History--Revolution, United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Fiction
Summary: On July 4th, 1777, fourteen-year-old Jake Mallory and his friends are celebrating their new nation's independence, but over the next four years Jake finds himself in increasingly adventurous circumstances as he battles British forces, barely survives captivity on a prison ship, and finally returns home to Connecticut, war-torn and weary, but hopeful for America's future.
Book level 5; Ages 12-15