Sam the Minuteman (Paperback)
|"Get your gun!" Sam's father said. "The British soldiers are coming this way!" Sam's father was a Minuteman. Sam was ready in a minute.|
Father and son rushed to the village green. Other Minutemen were already there. Through the long night they waited and waited. Then, at dawn, the soldiers came!
In this exciting I Can Read Book, Nathaniel Benchly recreates what it must have been like for a young boy to fight in the Battle of Lexington. Arnold Lobel's vivid pictures give a poignant reality to the famous battle that marked the beginning of the American Revolution.
From the Publisher:
An easy-to-read account of Sam and his father fighting as minutemen against the British in the Battle of Lexington.The opening of the American Revolution, as a young boy might have experienced it, is dramatized in ?the best of the season's easy-to-read books. Much is packed into this brief history.' -SLJ.
The adventures of a young boy during the first days of the American Revolution.