Where Was Patrick Henry on the 29th of May?

Where Was Patrick Henry on the 29th of May?

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Overview

Newbery Honor author Jean Fritz makes Patrick Henry's history come alive!

Patrick Henry wasn't particularly well spoken. As a lawyer, he mumbled through some of his early cases. But when the issue was freedom, Patrick Henry was transformed into a natural orator. Jean Fritz makes history come alive as she chronicles the life of a man who moved a nation.

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ISBN-13: 9780698114395
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 03/17/1997
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 353,655
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.19(d)
Lexile: 1000L (what's this?)
Age Range: 7 - 9 Years

About the Author

Acclaimed biographer, Jean Fritz, was born in China to American missionaries on November 16, 1915. Living there until she was almost thirteen sparked a lifelong interest in American history.  She wrote about her childhood in China in Homesick, My Own Story, a Newbery Honor Book and winner of the National Book Award.
     Ms. Fritz was the author of forty-five books for children and young people. Many center on historical American figures, gaining her a reputation as the premier author of biographies for children and young people.
     Among the other prestigious awards Ms. Fritz has garnered are: the National Humanities Medal, the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, the May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture Award. the Christopher Award, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Non-Fiction Award, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, and many ALA Notable Books of the Year, School Library Journal Best Books of the Year, and ALA Booklist Editors’ Choice Awards.
     She passed away on May 14, 2017.

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