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John Paul Jones and the birth of the American Navy / Sarah Crickard.

Crickard, Sarah, (author.).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Geneva Branch J 921 JON (Text) 34207002019033 Juvenile Biographies Available -
Ligonier PL - Ligonier j 359.0092 C (Text) 73571200125773 Children's Room Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781499417623 (library bound : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781499417593 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 24 pages : illustrations, 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:
Early life in Scotland -- A boy goes to sea -- Becoming a captain -- Becoming John Paul Jones -- The beginning of the American Revolution -- Sailing and fighting for the Continental Navy -- Invading England -- "I have not yet begun to fight" -- Winning the war and glory.
Summary, etc.:
The extraordinarily adventurous life of John Paul Jones will fascinate young readers with information about the extent of his travels and his hard-won mastery of sailing and naval warfare. His rapid rise within the navy will be an inspiration for readers as it is for all naval cadets. This informational text correlates to sate standards on patriotism and civics.
Target Audience Note:
930 Lexile.
Subject: Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792 > Juvenile literature.
Admirals > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
United States. Navy > Biography > Juvenile literature.
United States > History > Revolution, 1775-1783 > Naval operations > Juvenile literature.

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