Did it All Start with a Snowball Fight? And Other Questions About the American Revolution by Mary Kay Carson

Did it All Start with a Snowball Fight? And Other Questions About the American Revolution

Written by Mary Kay Carson
Illustrated by Robert Hunt
Part of the Good Question! Series


Did it All Start with a Snowball Fight? And Other Questions About the American Revolution by Mary Kay Carson

This title is suitable for children aged 7 years and up. Could a snowball fight really have sparked the American Revolution? What made people get so steaming mad over the price of tea? And did it take a minuteman only a minute to join the fight? Step back into colonial America to find out about taxation without representation; why the British were called lobsters, the first-ever combat submarine and whether Yankee doodles were really dandy! This interesting take on the American Revolution will attract young readers, even if they don't have to write an essay.


This entry in the Good Question! series tackles commonly repeated facts and folklore regarding the American Revolution in a child-friendly, inquiry-based style. The Revolution is a topic replete with legends and pop history, and many myths are dispelled in this book . . . an excellent resource. -- Booklist

-- School Library Journal

About the Author

Mary Kay Carson is an award-winning children's non-fiction author. She has written more than forty books for kids about wildlife, space, weather, nature and history. Mary Kay also gives presentations at schools about writing and her books. For more information go to: marykaycarson.com. Robert Hunt's work has received numerous awards and has appeared regularly in the New York Society of Illustrator's Annual exhibits at the Museum of American Illustration, as well as the Communication Arts, Graphics and Print Design and Illustration Annuals.

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32 pages
Interest Age: 7+


Mary Kay Carson
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Publication date

16th August 2012



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