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Thomas Paine and the Power of Common Sense / Jeremy Aldritt.

Aldritt, Jeremy, (author.).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Geneva Branch J 320.5109 ALD (Text) 34207002019025 GJN Available -
Ligonier PL - Ligonier j 320.51092 A (Text) 73571200125138 Children's Room Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781499417685 (library bound : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781499417654 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 24 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press/Rosen Publishing Group, Inc., [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The power of the pen -- To speak the truth to power -- Early life in England -- The education of Thomas Paine -- Life in London and life at sea -- Marriage and writing -- Going to America -- Writing Common Sense -- Thomas Paine's influence.
Summary, etc.:
No informational text could be more important for students learning about the power of persuasive writing--a curriculum strand mandated under ELA standards--than this book about the nation's most pamphleteer. Paine's "Common Sense" moved a people to action and to freedom.
Target Audience Note:
740 Lexile.
Subject: Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809. Common sense > Juvenile literature.
Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809 > Juvenile literature.
United States > Politics and government > 1775-1783 > Juvenile literature.
Political science > History > 18th century > Juvenile literature.
Monarchy > Juvenile literature.

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