Extraordinary Patriots of the United States of America: Colonial Times to Pre-Civil War [NOOK Book]


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Sybil Ludington's daring midnight ride in 1777 saved the American colonists, though no epic poem was ever written about her?

George Washington defied ...
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Extraordinary Patriots of the United States of America: Colonial Times to Pre-Civil War

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Did you know...

Sybil Ludington's daring midnight ride in 1777 saved the American colonists, though no epic poem was ever written about her?

George Washington defied his own mother, who deemed him a traitor?

Caesar Rodney determined to cast the deciding vote for independence despite the cancer ravaging his body?

Daring! Defiant! Determined!

Discover the extraordinary contributions of many well-known, little-known, and unknown American patriots who established a new nation unlike any other! Each of these brief biographies will inspire today's citizens to become the extraordinary patriots of the future.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940011948268
  • Publisher: Roots & Branches
  • Publication date: 11/5/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 188
  • Sales rank: 1,302,702
  • File size: 693 KB

Meet the Author

Nancy Robinson Masters is an award-winning author of more than 30 books and 3,000 feature articles that have appeared in publications around the world. She is a popular inspirational speaker for schools, businesses, organizations, and events whose visiting author presentations have won national acclaim from students as well as teachers. She has twice been named the Distinguished Citizen of the Year by the United States Air Force and became the first woman to receive the Stephen F. Austin Distinguished Service Award from the Texas Scottish Rite Masons in recognition of her passion for reminding listeners of all ages about the patriots of the past who provided the freedoms and privileges "we the people" enjoy today.

Nancy is a licensed pilot who has been described as one of America's most inspiring women. She is married to veteran aviator Master Pilot Bill Masters. They reside in the Elmdale Community near Abilene, Texas just a few miles from the cotton farm where Nancy grew up and where she says she "learned to hoe to make the flag grow."

Visit her website at: http://www.NancyRobinsonMasters.com
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  • Posted August 25, 2011

    Extraordinary Biographies of Patriots

    I loved reading about extraordinary patriots. Some well-known, some little known, and some unknown to me who exhibited extraordinary patriotism at a crucial moment in our history. Their outstanding contributions and sacrifices for our country's freedoms are revealed in writing that appeals to teenagers and adults alike. This book is beautifully written and full of facts. The author's definition of an extraordinary patriot tells it all: "A person who cared more about establishing and sustaining a free and independent country in America than he or she cared about his or her comfort, safety, property, or life." I've long been a fan of this author and she proves once again why she is so popular.

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