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History Highlight - American Revolution

Today's History Highlight takes us to the American Revolution. Check out these resources and get hands-on with history.


The American Revolution for Kids
A History With 21 Activities
Herbert, Janis
Book – 2002
Discusses the events of the American Revolution, from the hated Stamp Act and the Boston Tea Party to the British surrender at Yorktown and the writing of the Constitution. Activities include making a tricorn hat and discovering local history.


I Survived the American Revolution, 1776
Tarshis, Lauren
Book – 2017
Eleven-year-old Nathaniel Knox becomes caught up in a gunfight between American and British troops during the American Revolution.


Paul Revere's Ride
The Landlord's Tale
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
Book – 2003
Written almost 150 years ago, Longfellow's stirring tale about Paul Revere's famous ride still resonates today. Now acclaimed artist Santore captures the spirit of Longfellow's powerful words and brings the poem to life with his own breathtaking illustrations. Full color.