Did It All Start with a Snowball Fight?

And Other Questions About...The American Revolution

By Mary Kay Carson (Author), Robert Hunt (Illustrator), Robert Hunt (Illustrator)

Series Good Question!

Price$5.95

Pub Date 8/7/2012

ISBN 9781402787348

Format Paperback

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Did It All Start with a Snowball Fight?

And Other Questions About...The American Revolution

by Mary Kay Carson, Robert Hunt, Robert Hunt
OVERVIEW
Could a snowball fight really have sparked the American Revolution? What made people get so steaming mad over the price of tea? And did it take a minuteman only a minute to join the fight? Step back into colonial America to find out about taxation without representation; why the British were called lobsters, the first-ever combat submarine, and whether Yankee doodles were really dandy!  This interesting take on eh American Revolution will attract young readers…even if they dont have to write a book report.
PRAISE

"This entry in the Good Question! series tackles commonly repeated facts and folklore regarding the American Revolution in a child-friendly, inquiry-based style. The Revolution is a topic replete with legends and pop history, and many myths are dispelled in this book . . . an excellent resource." -- Booklist 

“[The] information is incredibly well presented . . . Each spread has one or two questions and answers on one side and a captioned, colorful full-page painting or cartoon on the other. Each section is short enough to keep reluctant readers engaged . . . ” --School Library Journal -

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PRAISE

"This entry in the Good Question! series tackles commonly repeated facts and folklore regarding the American Revolution in a child-friendly, inquiry-based style. The Revolution is a topic replete with legends and pop history, and many myths are dispelled in this book . . . an excellent resource." -- Booklist 

“[The] information is incredibly well presented . . . Each spread has one or two questions and answers on one side and a captioned, colorful full-page painting or cartoon on the other. Each section is short enough to keep reluctant readers engaged . . . ” --School Library Journal

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)

Mary Kay Carson is an award-winning childrens nonfiction author. She has written more than forty books for kids about wildlife, space, weather, nature, and history, including Alexander Graham Bell: Giving Voice to the World, The Underground Railroad for Kids, and The Wright Brothers for Kids. Mary Kay also gives presentations at schools about writing and her books. She lives in Cincinnati, OH. For more information go to: marykaycarson.com.

Robert Hunts work has received numerous awards and has appeared regularly in the New York Society of Illustrators Annual exhibits at the Museum of American Illustration, as well as the Communication Arts, Graphics and Print Design, and Illustration Annuals. He lives in San Anselmo, CA.

Title Details

Pages 32 pages, all in color

Trim 10 x 8 x 0 Inches

Territories World

Category History & Biography

Age Range 7 and up