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Patriots Gregory T. Edgar

Patriots

Gregory T. Edgar

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This novel is the prequel to Gone to Meet the British. A teacher guide to both novels can be printed for free from the authors website revolutionary-war-books.com/lesson-plans-revolutionary-... Suitable for middle school through adult, this bookMoreThis novel is the prequel to Gone to Meet the British.  A teacher guide to both novels can be printed for free from the authors website revolutionary-war-books.com/lesson-plans-revolutionary-...  Suitable for middle school through adult, this book includes ten illustrations.  My website has more information about the books, including links that allow you to read the first 3 chapters of each book for free.The Battle of Bunker Hill, the first major battle of the Revolutionary War, is the backdrop of this story. Three teenage boys - two Americans and one British - learn that war is not the glorious adventure they thought it would be, and that their enemies are human beings after all.This story will interest young readers, and help them to make connections between the battle, the people, and the Cause. The story feels authentic from the opening paragraph, and grows as the reader participates to the last page. I was also taken by Edgars ability to capture the personality of several key leaders with a few firm strokes of the pen.- Jacqueline Abbott, book critic, Yankee Post, Connecticut Council for Social StudiesPatriots definitely brought the battle to life for me. When reading how the boys felt while waiting for the British to come closer, I felt I was there with them. Should be required reading.- Kathy Mullin, Educator, Vernon, CT SchoolsMr. Edgar is truly gifted in bringing history to life for young readers. This book is a great way to get students excited about history, a must read for every home-schooled student. A+ rating.- Shelley Ashcroft, book critic, Homeschool Exchange magazineAn accurate and engaging novel that should spark interest in students. Historical events unfold at a pace that is slow enough to facilitate understanding, yet fast enough to maintain suspense and interest.- Dr. Dean Cantu, book critic, Viewpoints, Indiana Council for Social StudiesPatriots and Gone to Meet the British should be in every school library. Edgar has a knack for reaching young Americans, bringing our history to life as the vivid story that it truly is.- Dave Palmer, History Channel consultant, author of George Washington & Benedict Arnold