The Fourth of July Story
Fourth of July Story by Alice Dalgliesh
Book DescriptionWhat happened on the Fourth of July long before there were fireworks and parades? Alice Dalgliesh takes young readers back to revolutionary times, back to the colonists' desire for freedom and the creation of the Declaration of Independence. Simple text captures the excitement of the era, telling how word of Independence travelled up and down the thirteen colonies, touching the lives of everyday people throughout the land. Like all of Alice Dalgliesh's work, "The Fourth of July Story" remains an American classic.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780808593058
(257mm x 203mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Turtleback Books
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Publish Date: 1-Jun-1995
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Alice Dalgliesh
Courage of Sarah Noble, Hardback (February 2002)
An eight-year-old girl finds courage to go alone with her father to build a new home in the Connecticut wilderness, and to stay with the Indians when her father goes back to bring the rest of the family.
Fourth of July Story, Paperback (August 1995)
Two-time Newbery Honor author Alice Dalgliesh makes history come alive in this accessible story of America's birthday. Full color.
Bears on Hemlock Mountain, Paperback (December 1992)
"Simple, lively prose, an element of suspense, and a repeated refrain--'There are no bears on Hemlock Mountain'--are combined successfully in a story of an eight-year-old boy who fears to travel over a mountain".--Horn Book.
Thanksgiving Story, Hardback (August 1988)» View all books by Alice Dalgliesh
"A well written, easy-to-read, interesting picture-story of the voyage of the Mayflower to the New World, the settlement at Plymouth, and the celebration of the first Thanksgiving Day".--Library Journal.
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