Bostonby Patrice Sherman
What tunnel is named after a Boston Red Sox baseball player? Who were the Minutemen? What's a triple-decker, and where do Bostonians celebrate the Fourth of July? Join Abby and her friends on their class trip to Boston and learn the answers to these questions and more. Meet some of Boston's famous people, including Phillis Wheatley, America's first African American poet, and John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States. Take a tour of the city's historic neighborhoods, from elegant Back Bay to busy Chinatown to the North End, home of the Revolutionary War hero Paul Revere. Come along as Abby and her classmates hike the Freedom Trail, visit the site of the Boston Tea Party, and hop aboard Old Ironsides, the oldest ship in the U.S. Navy. You'll even learn how to make an authentic sailor's windsock so that you'll always know which way the wind blows!
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