If You Lived At The Time Of The American Revolution

by Kay Moore

Other authorsDaniel O'Leary (Illustrator)
Paperback, 1998


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J 973.3 Mo


Scholastic Paperbacks (1998), Edition: Updated, 80 pages


Describes conditions for the civilians in the colonies during and immediately after the war.

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LibraryThing member t1bclasslibrary
This history was okay, but not very complete or interesting. The best part was the profiles of famous partriots and loyalists. The cartooney illustrations were ugly and obnoxious.
LibraryThing member hearts3134
This book has many good reference information for upper elementary age students. The material is presented in a student-friendly question and answer format. It is very good for basic, background information on the Revolutionary War, including vocabulary and historical figures, but it is not very
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LibraryThing member HollyBrunner
This book will serve as a great reference for research on the American Revolution. I especially like the emphasis on the role children played during the time and the author's ability to connect to children. Also important is that the author wrote from both the Loyalist and Patriot perspective,
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taking a more objectionable stance.
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LibraryThing member natzz22
This non-fiction novel is about the American colonists' fight to gain independence to be free and independent. This novel could be used in a Social Studies lesson on exploring the causes of the Revolutionary War, understanding how the Revolutionary War affected colonial life, and the results of the
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Revolutionary War.
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LibraryThing member Taranto
These book are great and informative. They show students what it would be like if they lived during certain time periods in history. They are picture books, so they are less intimidating than the I survived series for some readers. There is much to be learned from these books and they are a must
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have for units like historical fiction and for understanding setting of other books. If you are studying the Revolutionary War, these are particularly informative and helpful for students, especially the ones about Betsy Ross and George Washington.
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LibraryThing member jnmwheels
In an attempt to present a balanced view of patriots vs. loyalists views during the American Revolutionary War, the author leads the reader through a variety of questions. The questions create a simple way teachers can chunk information for students. The lack of a bibliography and citations makes
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it difficult for the reader to evaluate the information presented.
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80 p.; 8.8 inches


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