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Independent dames : what you never knew about the women and girls of the American Revolution

Independent Dames

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Volume 1st, New York, p.37 (2008)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr E276 .A53 2008

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8380676

Keywords:

1775-1783--Biography--Juvenile literature, 1775-1783--Participation, 1775-1783--Women--Juvenile literature, Female--Juvenile literature, Girls--United States--Biography--Juvenile literature, Girls--United States--History--18th century--Juvenile literature, Notable Children's Trade Book/Social Studies 2009, Picture books for children, United States--History--Revolution, Women--United States--Biography--Juvenile literature, Women--United States--History--18th century--Juvenile literature

Abstract:

Summary: Listen up! You've all heard about the great men who led and fought during the American Revolution; but did you know that the guys only make up part of the story? What about the women? The girls? The dames? Didn't they play a part? Of course they did, and with page after page of superbly researched information and thoughtfully detailed illustrations, acclaimed novelist and picture-book author Laurie Halse Anderson and charismatic illustrator Matt Faulkner prove the case in this entertaining, informative, and long overdue homage to those independent dames!

Notes:

ages 6-11; book level 6.1