Remember Me
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Guns for General Washington : A Story of the American Revolution
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Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11 
READABILITY
6.0 
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xi, 142 p. ; 
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ISBN 9780152164355
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In the bitter winter of 1775-76, Colonel Henry Knox and his younger brother Will, both of the Continental Army, become frustrated with the British blockade of Boston and decide to attempt to move 183 cannons from Fort Ticonderoga, over 300 miles of mountainous wilderness, to defend the besieged city.In the bitter winter of 1775-76, Colonel Henry Knox and his younger brother Will, both of the Continental Army, attempt to move 183 cannons from Fort Ticonderoga, over 300 miles of mountainous wilderness, to defend Boston.

Seymour Reit re-creates the true story of Will Knox, a nineteen-year-old boy who undertook the daring and dangerous task of transporting 183 cannons from New York’s Fort Ticonderoga to Boston--in the dead of winter--to help George Washington win an important battle.
 
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