Give Me Liberty!: The Story of the Declaration of Independence

Russell Freedman (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$14.99
Publisher
Holiday House
Publish Date
March 01, 2002
Pages
90
Dimensions
8.0 X 10.14 X 0.27 inches | 0.01 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780823417537

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About the Author

Russell Freedman (1929-2018) transformed non-fiction for children through his insightful narrative, comprehensive research, careful selection of photographs, and deep understanding of his subject matter. He was well known for his riveting biographies and masterful accounts of the history of the United States. One of the most honored writers for children, his many awards include the Newbery Medal, three Newbery Honor Medals, the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, the May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture Award and a National Humanities Medal. Major works include Freedom Walkers; Lincoln: A Photobiography; Because They Marched; The Wright Brothers: How They Invented The Airplane; Vietnam: A History of the War.

Reviews

* "How does he do it? Once again Freedman takes a crucial moment in American history and imbues it with living grace and powerful tension. . . . Along the way, he frankly delineates the place of women, indentured servants, and African American slaves and freedmen, and explains their roles in the revolution."--Booklist, Starred Review

* "A must for every collection."--School Library Journal, Starred Review

* "If Freedman wrote the history textbooks, we would have many more historians . . . An excellent addition to the American history collection and an engrossing read."--Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review