Who Was Paul Revere?, Harrison, Nancy & Edwards, Roberta

Who Was Paul Revere?

Authors: Harrison, Nancy & Edwards, Roberta
Genres: History, Biography
Topics: American Revolution, Colonial Life
Series: Who Was?
Lexile: 710
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
BISAC/Subject: JNF043000, JNF007020, JNF025190
Grade: 3 - 12
ISBN: 9781101535592, Related ISBNs: 0448457156, 1101535598, 9780448457154, 9781101535592
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 112
Audience: Children/juvenile
Synopsis: In 1775, Paul Revere of Boston made his now-famous horseback ride warning colonists of an impending attack by the British. This event went largely unnoticed in history until Longfellow celebrated it in a poem in 1861. So who was Paul Revere? In addition to being an American patriot, he was a skilled silversmith and made false teeth from hippo tusks! This biography, with black-and-white illustrations throughout, brings to life Paul Revere's thrilling ride as well as the personal side of the man and the exciting times in which he lived.

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