Remember Valley Forge : Patriots, Tories, and Redcoats Tell Their Stories
Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11
Publisher SummaryPresents a detailed look at the winter refuge of Washington's army and the steps the heroic general took to change the course of history, complete with timeline, archival maps, source list, index, and illustrations.
Remember Valley Forge tells the ultimate survival story. Travel the trail of defeat that leads Washington's ragtag army to seek winter refuge at Valley Forge. Read from a teenage soldier's diary and a doctor's gruesome accounts of disease, hunger, and cold. Learn of plots against Washington and spies who aid the enemy. Discover why farmers sell the British food as the Continental Army starves and a powerless Congress looks on. Learn the true story behind the amazing achievements of the "winter soldiers." A time line, archival images, maps, Web sites, source list, and index make this an excellent research tool for students.
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