And Then What Happened, Paul Revere?

Overview

Everyone knows about Paul Revere's midnight ride. But not everyone knows the harrowing details and narrow escapes that occurred along the way. This timeless and witty book highlights little-known facts about patriot Paul Revere.

Describes some of the well-known as well as the lesser-known details of Paul Revere's life and exciting ride.

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Overview

Everyone knows about Paul Revere's midnight ride. But not everyone knows the harrowing details and narrow escapes that occurred along the way. This timeless and witty book highlights little-known facts about patriot Paul Revere.

Describes some of the well-known as well as the lesser-known details of Paul Revere's life and exciting ride.

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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Carolyn Mott Ford
The story of the life and famous ride of Paul Revere may seem just more dry history to many children, but this author's approach keeps readers turning the pages to see what happens next. Among the facts, readers will find many fascinating stories. The details of Revere's silversmith business include the making of a silver collar for a man's pet squirrel. Revere was a very resourceful man and found many ways to support his growing family, including the whittling of false teeth from hippopotamus tusks. Sometimes Revere was forgetful, and he often made mistakes; nonetheless, he served to warn his countrymen of the enemy's approach and, for this, he has been immortalized. While students may think that the country's early heroes were perfect, Fritz gives the reader a healthy dose of reality. This book takes a good-natured and humorous look at some of his foibles; and, yet, shows how Paul Revere persevered—a fitting lesson to go along with the history. Reviewer: Carolyn Mott Ford
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780698113510
  • Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
  • Publication date: 5/28/1996
  • Edition description: Reissue
  • Pages: 48
  • Sales rank: 67,213
  • Age range: 7 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.15 (d)

Meet the Author

Jean Fritz, the Newbery Honor-winning author of Homesick, is best known for her engaging and enlightening nonfiction for young readers, including What's the Big Idea, Ben Franklin?, And Then What Happened, Paul Revere?, and Shh! We're Writing the Constitution. She was honored with the Knickerbocker Award for Juvenile Literature by the New York State Library Association, and won the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for her career contribution to American children's literature.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 27, 2007

    HU

    I liked all of the action. Jean Fritz used awsome discriptive words, but I think she could have used more. She repeated herself alot too. I would not recomend it to my kids because there is alot more to the story. I think my friends would not like the book. I have a friend who is a teacher and she read it and also said that there is alot more details to Paul Revere. Work harder on your books Jean Fritz!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 4, 2003

    PAUL REAVERS LIFE

    Paul reaver was born on new years day. He was a hard woring boy when he was young. When he was 21 he got the adventure he always wanted there was a war beeween the english indans and french paul had found out there was war and then he came back to his family and lived happly.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 4, 2002

    Paul Revere Hero of the Revolution

    Jean Fritz express her point of view exellently

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