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American Revolution

We are starting to learn about the American Revolution and the causes that led up to war with England. We will be talking about significant people of the American Revolution such as John and Samuel Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, the Sons of Liberty, and George Washington.

Books about the American Revolution

These are just a FEW...

  • Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson
  • Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson
  • The Fighting Ground by Avi
  • My Brother Sam is Dead by James Lincoln Collier
  • Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes
  • Revolutionary War on Wednesday by Mary Pope Osborne
  • Forge by Laurie Halse Anderson
  • George Washington's Socks by Elvira Woodruff
  • The Winter of Red Snow by Kristiana Gregory
  • Storyteller by Patricia Reilly Griff
  • George Washington's Spy by Elvira Woodruff
  • Cannons at Dawn by Kristiana Gregory
  • The Year of the Hangman by Gary L. Blackwood
  • Night Journeys by Avi
  • Cast Two Shadows by Ann Rinaldi
  • The Fifth of March by Ann Rinaldi
  • Hang a Thousand Trees with Ribbons by Ann Rinaldi
  • The Secret of Sarah Revere by Ann Rinaldi
  • Time Enough for Drums by Ann Rinaldi
  • Or Give Me Death: A Novel of Patrick Henry's Family by Ann Rinaldi
  • Taking Liberty by Ann Rinaldi

Videos about the American Revolution

The American Revolution Part One
American Revolution Animated Kids Lesson - No More Kings - Schoolhouse Rock
School House Rock American Revolution Lesson - The British are Coming