Vivid storytelling and authentic dialogue bring American history to life and place readers in the shoes of real people who experienced some of the most pivotal moments leading up to the American Revolution. Hostilities are beginning between British and Colonists, as the British fire on the mob at the Boston Massacre. Paul Revere, John Adams, and others to begin rebellious acts such as the Gaspee Affair and Boston Tea Party. Readers dive into this history and make choices throughout that affect the outcome of the story. Scenarios are developed and lead up to choices, which the readers take to control the direction of the character and story. This format creates a unique and powerful experience for readers as they face the challenges and decisions that real people encountered.
About the Author
Matt Doeden is a freelance author and editor from Minnesota. He’s written numerous children’s books on sports, music, current events, the military, extreme survival, and much more. His books Sandy Koufax (Twenty-First Century Books, 2006) and Tom Brady: Unlikely Champion (Twenty-First Century Books, 2011) were Junior Library Guild selections. Doeden began his career as a sports writer before turning to publishing. He lives in Minnesota with his wife and two children.
Table of Contents
About Your Adventure 5
Chapter 1 The Seeds of Discontent 7
Chapter 2 The Boston Massacre 11
Chapter 3 The Gaspee Affair 43
Chapter 4 The Boston Tea Party 65
Chapter 5 Moving Toward Independence 101
Other Paths to Explore 108
Read More 109
Internet Sites 109