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What Was the Revolutionary War All About?

Series: The Revolutionary War Library

By John Micklos, Jr.

Author John Micklos, Jr., takes readers through an overview of the American Revolution, from the Stamp Acts and “the shot heard ‘round the world’” to George Washington’s election as the first president of the United States. Micklos presents the highlights of the Revolutionary War in a clear, interesting, easy-to-understand manner that will hold the reader’s attention to the end.

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Library Bound Book978-0-7660-3014-5$26.27$19.70

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Reviews

"… straightforward, easy to understand account of the war …"

Pasadena Independent School District, July 8, 2008

"The straightforward and easy-to-read text includes numerous facts in a very readable format. The use of photographs and illustrations makes the book appropriate for readers of a variety of levels . . . The information is provided in an effective, accessible way."

Children's Literature

"This is an excellent book for a report, gathering research information or if you are just a war buff."

Association of Region XI School Libraries, February 8, 2009

"An easily written complete background to the Revolutionary War."

TriState Young Adult Book Review Committee, September 2008

"This series provides general information on the Revolutionary War and the formation of the American government in an interesting and readable format . . . Middle school students interested in this time period and those researching it will find the books easy to read and full of detailed information. The series makes the complicated politics surrounding the formation of the constitution and battle tactics of the war interesting and easy to understand."

Library Media Connection, November/December 2008

". . . well written . . . The text carefully defines terminology in the context of the story . . . A carefully laid out timeline at the end of the text provides an easy reference for determining the exact sequence of events . . . The book is a skillful blend of simplicity and sophistication making it an ideal choice for an older reader with weaker reading skill. The information is well documented and accurate. An excellent classroom resource for this essential period of American History."

Tucson Unified School District, September 2008

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