I Survived the American Revolution, 1776 by Lauren Tarshis

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Read I Survived the American Revolution, 1776 Online Free - Hundreds of American soldiers were already dead. Battlefields in Massachusetts and New York were soaked in the blood of American patriots. And 11-year-old Nathaniel Knox was in the midst of it all, trapped in a swamp and fighting for his life.

The air was thick with smoke and gunpowder. Bleeding soldiers screamed in agony. Through the trees, Nate saw the line of British redcoat soldiers - at least 100 men. Their blood-colored uniforms seemed to glow in the smoky haze. Gunfire blasted all around him. Nate knelt behind a rock, gripping his gun with shaking hands.

The American Revolution had started as a glorious struggle for freedom. America was determined to tear itself away from England, out of the grips of King George III. The thirteen American colonies would become a brand new country: The United States of America!

But King George was like a snake with America gripped in his fangs - and he didn't want to let go.

So now it was war - brutal, bloody war.

Title : I Survived the American Revolution, 1776
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ISBN : 0545919746
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 144 pages


Mr. rated it ★★★★☆

March 02, 2018

I read this book in about an hour and ten minutes today, and it was great! I really did not know a whole lot about the Battle of Brooklyn, in which Washington was badly out-managed and the American Patriots got their butts kicked. The story is told from the point of view of an 11 year-old boy who...

Jacob rated it ★★★★★

March 19, 2018


AMY rated it ★★★★★

September 17, 2017

118 pages. Another excellent adventure back int time. Great details and character development. Great conflicts and plot in this one. Both boys and girls will enjoy reading this one. The storyline kept me engaged up until the very last page. It has a nice, satisfying ending. There are extra histo...

Logan rated it ★★★★★

February 09, 2018

It talks about the colonial New York City and a kid named Nate turned into a very brave soldier at only 11

Stephanie rated it ★★★★☆

October 05, 2017

This book was about a boy named Nate who was once a orphan. He was owned by his crewel uncle named storch. When his uncle got extremely mad at Nate one day he decides to flee the country with a boat taking him splat in the middle of the American Revolution in 1776. He is forced to fight in the wa...

Heather rated it ★★★☆☆

January 25, 2018

I picked up this book because one of my students loves the series and the Revolution is in my 5th grade curriculum. Scholastic books was having a sale on the books for $1, and I wanted to know if I should get this for my class. Well, I bought them when I was about halfway through this book. I thi...

Gretchen rated it ★★★★☆

October 05, 2017

I've seen a couple of books in this series before and thought they looked dumb. We got this one for my daughters historical book report. We read the book together. It had a fairly simple story. It focuses mostly on one battle in the Revolutionary War. My daughter really like it. She is in fifth g...

Etchison rated it ★★★☆☆

October 03, 2017

I learned some new things about the American Revolution from this book, and it was a quick read. I was glad the author addressed, at least a little, the fact that master sent slaves to fight or otherwise help with the war effort, but those slaves had no guarantee of freedom after. In her notes ab...

Kelsey rated it ★★★☆☆

December 21, 2017

This is a great read for students who are yearning to know more about the American Revolution. The author does a great job at pairing down the Battle of Long Island for children to read and understand. It is important for students to have some background knowledge of the American Revolution as th...

Tayla rated it ★★★★☆

January 26, 2018

Great book series for kids! Quick story about a boy who finds himself right in the middle of war during the American Revolution. Helps kids learn a little about history while being engaging. I'm not a big war fan or encouraging kids to fight, but I did appreciate the author acknowledging the Hess...

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