Item description for Molly Pitcher: Young Patriot (Childhood of Famous Americans) by Augusta Stevenson...
Overview A childhood biography of the Pennsylvania German woman who became a Revolutionary War heroine when she carried water to American soldiers and even fired a cannon herself during the Battle of Monmouth.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.55" Width: 5.25" Height: 7.6" Weight: 0.3 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 1986
Publisher Simon & Schuster
Series Childhood Of Famous Americans
ISBN 0020420404 ISBN13 9780020420408
Availability 49 units. Availability accurate as of May 29, 2017 09:41.
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More About Augusta Stevenson
Augusta Stevenson was a writer of children's books and a teacher. She wrote several Childhood of Famous Americans titles, including books about George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Paul Revere, Sitting Bull, Benjamin Franklin, and Molly Pitcher.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Molly Pitcher: Young Patriot (Childhood of Famous Americans)?
granddaughters loved it Aug 25, 2008
One granddaughter is named Molly and always loves watering my flowers.. and now she is reading , with her mommy of another Molly who took water to young men.. I bought two others for a granddaughter and a daughter who wanted to read of Molly Pitcher , :), as she loves history like her father. She is 48 and I just had to get her one..she loved it..nana
An Early Women's Rights Fighter Nov 5, 2002
Molly Pitcher lived around the time of the Revolutionary War and she wanted to do the things the boys and men in her family did. She was smart but she couldn't go to school because she was a girl. She was brave and did things to help her family. She gave water to the soldiers and they called her Molly Pitcher because they wanted her to bring them the pitcher of water. When she was an adult she foughtbesude her husband in the war and took over firing the canon when he couldn't. She won an award from General George Washington and was made an honorary soldier. This book gives good examples of what life was like when people had to pay taxes to England and it shows how the war started.
A Good Book Mar 26, 2000
When I was younger, I enjoyed read the books in the Childhood of Great Americans Series, and this was one of my favorites. It tells about Molly Pitcher's (no, that is not her real name)childhood and continues to briefly describe her life when she grew up. This book portrays history to young children in an interesting, as well as informative, way. If you like this book, then you will definently like the book Abigail Adams, of this same series.