Cornstalks and Cannonballs (On My Own Books)

by Barbara Mitchell

Other authorsKaren Ritz (Illustrator)
Hardcover, 1980

Status

Check shelf

Call number

EZ MI 1812

Publication

Carol R Hoda Books (1980), 46 pages

Description

Relates how the citizens of Lewes, Delaware, outwitted the British Navy during the War of 1812.

Local notes

0000-0324-6167

User reviews

LibraryThing member janerawoof
Clever retelling for children of a humorous incident during the War of 1812, in which the inhabitants of Lewes, Delaware outwit the crew of a British ship in their harbor. Their trick leads to an unsuccessful bombardment by the British. Very simple words. Blue-and-white line drawings add to the
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book's appeal. Based on a true incident. I HAD to read this one, since I am from Delaware.
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Language

Original language

English

Physical description

46 p.

ISBN

0876141211 / 9780876141212

Barcode

34747000054326
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