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Excerpts of Children's Books

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Never Caught by Erica Armstrong Dunbar and Kathleen Van Cleve

Read an excerpt from Dr. Erica Armstrong Dunbar and Kathleen Van Cleve's young reader adaptation of the story of runaway slave Ona Judge.
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I Survived the American Revolution by Lauren Tarshis

Read an excerpt from Lauren Tarshis's children's book of a young boy's courage as he and the Continental Army prepare for the Battle of Brooklyn.
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Revolutionary Friends by Selene Castrovilla

Read an excerpt from Selene Castrovilla's children's book that tells the story of the enduring friendship of George Washington and Marquis de Lafayette.
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Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson

Read an excerpt from Laurie Halse Anderson's young adult novel that tells the story of a young slave girl during the start of the Revolutionary War.
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Children's Reading Lists

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When Women Lost the Vote: Young Readers Edition

View a reading list of books for young readers inspired by our special exhibition, When Women Lost the Vote: A Revolutionary Story, 1776-1807.
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Summer Reading List: 2020 Young Reader's Edition

View our list of 2020 Summer Reading Books about the American Revolutionary War to share stories of history with children of all ages!
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Summer 2019 Reading List

View our list of 2018 Summer Reading Books about the American Revolutionary War to share stories of history with children of all ages!
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Summer 2018 Reading List

View our list of 2018 Summer Reading Books about the American Revolutionary War to share stories of history with children of all ages!
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Summer 2017 Reading List

Check out the 45 titles featured in our summer 2017 reading list for children and young adults.
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Virtual Storytime Readings

Virtual Storytime: What Can a Citizen Do? by Dave Eggers

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Virtual Storytime: Now and Ben by Gene Barretta

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Virtual Storytime: Equality's Call by Deborah Diesen

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Virtual Storytime: Saving the Liberty Bell by Megan McDonald

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