The Horse-Riding Adventure of Sybil Ludington, Revolutionary War Messenger

The Horse-Riding Adventure of Sybil Ludington, Revolutionary War Messenger

by Marsha Amstel, Ted Hammond, Richard Pimentel Carbajal
     
 

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The Connecticut countryside, 1777. A messenger arrives at Sybil Ludington's farm with bad news. British soldiers are starting to burn villages in the area. Someone must alert the colonial militia, and the messenger is too tired. Sybil volunteers to ride from farm to farm through the dark forest. Can she rouse the soldiers in time?

Overview

The Connecticut countryside, 1777. A messenger arrives at Sybil Ludington's farm with bad news. British soldiers are starting to burn villages in the area. Someone must alert the colonial militia, and the messenger is too tired. Sybil volunteers to ride from farm to farm through the dark forest. Can she rouse the soldiers in time?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761370734
Publisher:
Graphic Universe
Publication date:
08/28/2011
Series:
History's Kid Heroes Series
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
1,172,908
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile:
GN300L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 11 Years

Meet the Author

Marsha Amstel has practiced psychotherapy and family therapy in the Putnam County area for the past 30 years. Her office is in Putnam Valley, New York, and her favorite activities include walking, snowshoeing, and kayaking—very near the route that Sybil Ludington rode so long ago.

Ted Hammond is a Canadian artist, living and working outside Toronto. Hammond graduated with a degree in Advertising and Graphic Design in 1987 and spent the first few years of his career creating portraits and art for the screen-printing business. Since then, he has created literally hundreds of artworks, everything from fantasy and comic book art to children's magazines, posters, and book illustration.

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