I Survived the American Revolution, 1776 (I Survived Series #15)

I Survived the American Revolution, 1776 (I Survived Series #15)

by Lauren Tarshis


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780545919739
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 08/29/2017
Series: I Survived Series
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 5,872
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 660L (what's this?)
Age Range: 7 - 10 Years

About the Author

Lauren Tarshis's New York Times bestselling I Survived series tells stories of young people and their resilience and strength in the midst of unimaginable disasters. Lauren has brought her signature warmth and exhaustive research to topics such as the September 11 attacks, the destruction of Pompeii, Hurricane Katrina, and the bombing of Pearl Harbor, among others. She lives in Westport, Connecticut, and can be found online at www.laurentarshis.com.

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British soldiers were everywhere. There was no escape.

Nathaniel Fox never imagined he'd find himself in the middle of a blood-soaked battlefield, fighting for his life. He was only eleven years old! He'd barely paid attention to the troubles between America and England. How could he, while being worked to the bone by his cruel uncle, Uriah Storch?

But when his uncle's rage forces him to flee the only home he knows, Nate is suddenly propelled toward a thrilling and dangerous journey into the heart of the Revolutionary War. He finds himself in New York City on the brink of what will be the biggest battle yet.

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I Survived the American Revolution, 1776 (I Survived #15) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous 6 months ago
Best book
JuliW More than 1 year ago
This series is historical fiction for kids. Each book features a child's fictionalized eye-witness account of a disaster or major historical event. From ancient history like the destruction of Pompeii to more recent events like the Joplin, MO tornado, the series mixes fact with fiction to bring history alive for middle-grade kids. There are 17 books in the series so far. I Survived the American Revolution, 1776 is told from the perspective of 11-year old Nathaniel Knox from New York. Nathaniel runs away from the home of his Uncle, taking the blame for an injury to his uncle that a slave's child caused by accident. Nathaniel intends to join the crew of a ship and go to sea. He ends up in the middle of a Revolutionary War battle instead. His struggle for survival amid the cannons and gunfire brings the Battle of Brooklyn alive! I really like this series. The mix of historical fact and a fictionalized story involving a child eye-witness really bring the events to life. The stories have a lot of action, so even reluctant readers will enjoy this series. I Survived the American Revolution is the 15th book in this series. A new addition to the series, I Survived the Attack of the Grizzlies, will be published in September 2018.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It was good even the intro and the end and most I survived don't have that!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Not the best book but okay
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