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The Battles of Lexington and Concord : first shots of the American Revolution / Stephen Whitwell.

Whitwell, Stephen, (author.).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Geneva Branch J 973.3 WHI (Text) 34207002019017 GJN Available -
Ligonier PL - Ligonier j 973.3 W (Text) 73571200125765 Children's Room Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781499417227 (library bound : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781499417197 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 24 pages : illustrations, color maps ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press/Rosen Publishing Group, Inc., [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Colonial anger at Great Britain -- The British Army in North America -- Paul Revere and Samuel Prescott -- Captain Parker and his minutemen -- The capture of the North Bridge -- New rules of battle -- Genery Percy and his cannons -- Massacre at Menotomy -- The dead and the wounded -- "Give me liberty or give me death".
Summary, etc.: The "shot heard round the world" was fired on April 19, 1775 between colonial militiamen and British regulars. The battles marked the beginning of the American Revolution. Students learn the causes of the conflict, the position and movement of troops during the battle. Extensive battle maps and primary source material provide a robust historical context.
Target Audience Note: 880 Lexile.
Subject: Lexington, Battle of, Lexington, Mass., 1775 > Juvenile literature.
Concord, Battle of, Concord, Mass., 1775 > Juvenile literature.

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