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


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...

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...

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...

Bernadette rated it ★★★★☆

September 19, 2017

I have always enjoyed this series and this book was a nice addition to the collection. I appreciate the story she chose to tell because it's a lesser known battle of the war and it's always good to add those stories to kids' knowledge of a historical time period. It wasn't my favorite, mainly bec...

Thomas rated it ★★★★☆

October 25, 2017

This was a good but easier book. It is about the American Revolution and it is a very educational book. When I was reading it I felt like I was in the American Revolution! The story's setting is this 11 year old boy named Nathaniel Fox who is a slave who's parents are both dead. he escapes his ow...

Hannah rated it ★★★★☆

September 19, 2017

I liked these this character has a clear growth arc. Maybe this rating is falsely increased because I've been perusing a lot of "reluctant reader" children's lit right now, and this is how you do that stuff correctly. You don't get reluctant readers reading with potty humor and disrespectful char...

Isaiah rated it ★★★★☆

September 12, 2017

I thought this book was great. It is about a boy that is named Nathanial Fox that is put into war against the Great Britain. He was very scared of fighting. I would to if I was 11 years old and had to fight grown men. In this book it shows you the weapons that they used, like a bayonet, or a musk...

Shelli rated it ★★★★☆

September 30, 2017

This is one of the few books that is written at a level for middle-grade readers that is both informative and enjoyable. It is not the most adventurous book on the Rev War but it will definitely teach and expand what students know about this time in history. As a teacher of fifth, it was one of o...

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