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Yankee Doodle America: The Spririt of 1776 from A to Z
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Yankee Doodle America: The Spririt of 1776 from A to Z Hardcover - 2006

by Wendell Minor

If you traveled the roads of colonial America, colorful hand-painted signswould greet you when you came across an inn or tavern, and inside, folkswould be gathered to eagerly share the news of the day.Wendell Minorinvites us on just such a journey through America in the days of its strugglefor independence. Each striking illustration, painted on hand-carvedreplicas of these signs, introduces readers to the people, places and eventsthat gave birth to our nation. Beginning with the Stamp Act that angeredthe patriots and inspired the 'Sons of Liberty' to protest, readers meetGeorge Washington (who gave his farewell speech to his soldiers atFraunces Tavern), Thomas Jefferson (who penned the first draft of theDeclaration of Independence at a Philadelphia tavern) and other historicalfigures, and learn about the documents and battles that keep the fightfor freedom alive.

Wendell Minor has created a book of great beauty every image invitesthe reader into it and offers up a sense of mystery to spark their curiosityabout the history of our great nation.

Summary

If you traveled the roads of colonial America, colorful hand-painted signs would greet you when you came across an inn or tavern, and inside, folks would be gathered to eagerly share the news of the day.Wendell Minor invites us on just such a journey through America in the days of its struggle for independence. Each striking illustration, painted on hand-carved replicas of these signs, introduces readers to the people, places and events that gave birth to our nation. Beginning with the Stamp Act that angered the patriots and inspired the "Sons of Liberty" to protest, readers meet George Washington (who gave his farewell speech to his soldiers at Fraunces Tavern), Thomas Jefferson (who penned the first draft of the Declaration of Independence at a Philadelphia tavern) and other historical figures, and learn about the documents and battles that keep the fight for freedom alive.

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  • Title Yankee Doodle America: The Spririt of 1776 from A to Z
  • Author Wendell Minor
  • Binding Hardcover
  • Edition First Edition
  • Pages 48
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher Putnam Publishing Group, E Rutherford, New Jersey, U.S.A.
  • Date 2006-04-20
  • Illustrated Yes
  • ISBN 9780399240034 / 0399240039
  • Weight 1.18 lbs (0.54 kg)
  • Dimensions 11.3 x 9.74 x 0.45 in (28.70 x 24.74 x 1.14 cm)
  • Ages 03 to 07 years
  • Grade levels P - 2
  • Library of Congress subjects Alphabet, Alphabet books
  • Library of Congress Catalog Number 2005025174
  • Dewey Decimal Code 973.3

Media reviews

"An inventive look at Revolutionary America."—Publishers Weekly, starred review

About the author

Wendell Minor lives in Washington, Connecticut.

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