Raving Revolutionary Reviews!
Johnny Tremain, Esther Forbes- ****
"A very nice story with facts intertwined the whole way."
"One thing that I think is interesting about Johnny Tremain is that characters aren’t always what they seem to be."
A Break With Charity, Ann Rinaldi - ****1/2
"A very interesting perspective of the Salem Witch Trials."
"Page turning… I couldn’t put it down!"
My Brother Sam is Dead, James Lincoln Collier - *****
"Exciting, thrilling, emotional… it’s a really good book!"
"Very suspenseful… it talked about the American Revolution as if you were there."
"It showed what the American Revolution was really like – there were no special niceties to make it seem as if the American Revolution was ‘just another war.’ It showed lots of evidence that the American Revolution was a terrible war."
The Winter of Red Snow Kristina Gregory - ****1/2
"It was really good and fun to read."
"A totally different turn on the American Revolution – it showed that girls were a major part of our country’s history, too!"
The Secret of Sarah Revere, Ann Rinaldi - ***
"Very interesting characters."
"Ann Rinaldi once more depicts history in a vivid fashion that kept me hooked on the book."