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George Washington, Paul Revere, and Thomas Jefferson are remembered as heroes of the American Revolution, but they were only a few of many men and women who risked their lives for independence. Read more about the heroes, both American and European, who were key to the colonists’ success in the American Revolution.
About the Author
Mary Hertz Scarbrough has written more than two dozen fiction and nonfiction books for young readers. Her first book for Capstone Press, Heroes of the American Revolution, was a Junior Library Guild Selection. She practiced law for 10 years and has taught writing and constitutional law. She loves to unearth little-known facts and particularly enjoys researching and writing about history and other social studies topics. She lives in Brookings, South Dakota.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Unrest in the Colonies 4
Chapter 2 Heroes with Words 8
Chapter 3 Battlefield Heroes 16
Chapter 4 Heroes From Other Lands 20
Chapter 5 America's First Spies 24
Read More 31
Internet Sites 32