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Cannons at Dawn

Cannons at Dawn

Series: Dear America
by Kristiana Gregory

The Revolutionary War toils on, but the Stewart family can no longer avoid getting involved. Abby's father joins the Continental Army, while Abby, her mother, and her siblings become camp followers. They face daily hardships alongside the troops and continue to spend time helping the Washingtons.

Filled with romance and adventure, Abby's frontline view of the war captures the heartache and bravery of the soldiers, as well as the steep cost of freedom.

Ages
10, 11, 12, 13, 14
Interest Level
Grades 5 - 9
Lexile Measure
740L
DRA
60
Guided Reading
W
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
256
Genre
Diaries and Journals, Historical Fiction, Adventure

About the Author

Contributor Image Alt Tag Kristiana Gregory Kristiana Gregory is the bestselling author of many Dear America titles along with other books such as the award-winning Jenny and the Tetons. The Cabin Creek Mysteries are based on bedtime stories she told her sons when they were young and restless.

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