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    The Many Rides Of Paul Revere

    The Many Rides Of Paul Revere

    by James Cross Giblin

    Paul Revere is commonly remembered in the Longfellow legend of his Midnight Ride before the 1775 Battles of Lexington and Concord. In this bright, informative biography, Giblin follows Revere's life from his humble beginnings as a French immigrant's son to his work as a silversmith and a horse messenger amid the mounting pressures of revolution. In precise, accessible prose, Giblin chronicles Revere's daring acts -- both the famous and the overlooked. Along the way, he portrays a brave, compassionate, multitalented American patriot. Paul Revere had a wide range of activities: Besides being a rider for the Revolution, he was a famed silversmith, engraved cartoons and paper money, and practiced dentistry. He was an early American manufacturer, and his silver business is still thriving today. Connections to contemporary times can be drawn from his being the son of a French immigrant, and from his activities in the American insurgency against Britain in the Revolution. James Cross Giblin's major awards include: Sibert Medal 15 ALA Notables 4 Best Books for Young Adults 5 Orbis Pictus Honors 2 Boston Globe/Horn Book Honors for Nonfiction Washington Post Body of Work Award National Book Award 3 Golden Kite Awards 2 Ohio State Awards

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    The Amazing Life of Benjamin Franklin

    The Amazing Life of Benjamin Franklin

    by James Cross Giblin and Michael Dooling

    Echoing the look of a newspaper from Benjamin Franklin's own printing press, this exciting biography reveals the life of one of America's most fascinating men. Includes a time line, a list of Franklin's amazing inventions, funny sayings from Poor Richard's Almanac, historic sites and more.

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Fireworks, Picnics, and Flags

The Story of the Fourth of July Symbols

Author: James Cross Giblin

Illustrator: Ursula Arndt

Interest Level:
3-5

Lexile Framework:
990L

Grade Level Equivalent:
5.9

Guided Reading Level:
P

Genre:
Informational

Subject:
Social Studies, Culture and Diversity

About This Book

Discover how people in the United States celebrate the Fourth of July, learn who Uncle Sam really was, and discover out how the bald eagle became the United States' national bird. This non-fiction book is filled with numerous black-and-white illustrations


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