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I Survived the American Revolution, 1776

I Survived: The American Revolution, 1776
Lauren Tarshis
Scholastic, 2017
Source: Library
Audience: Children

From Goodreads:
British soldiers were everywhere. There was no escape.

Nathaniel Fox never imagined he'd find himself in the middle of a blood-soaked battlefield, fighting for his life. He was only eleven years old! He'd barely paid attention to the troubles between America and England. How could he, while being worked to the bone by his cruel uncle, Uriah Storch?

But when his uncle's rage forces him to flee the only home he knows, Nate is suddenly propelled toward a thrilling and dangerous journey into the heart of the Revolutionary War. He finds himself in New York City on the brink of what will be the biggest battle yet.
 


I Survived: The American Revolution, 1776 was fantastic! Usually, the Revolutionary War bores me. I don’t know why. I like history so much, but it just isn’t my favorite time period. Tarshis definitely didn’t make this book boring! As always, she included plenty of action along with historical facts. I especially appreciated that she wrote about a subject that I knew little about. (My favorite historical fiction books always do.) Finally, I can’t complain this time about her lack of female main characters, because her last book had one! I hope that she continues to include them in her future books!

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