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The town that fooled the British: a War of 1812 story

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Sleeping Bear Press,
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1st ed.
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IL: LG - BL: 4.2 - AR Pts: 0.5
St. Michaels, Maryland, is a town of shipbuilders whosereputation for crafting powerful schooners carries farbeyond the shores of young America. And once the Warof 1812 starts, that's not necessarily a good thing. For theBritish have targeted the town as part of their campaign todefeat America in its fight to maintain its independence.And now, in August of 1813 the British fleet is sailing upthe Chesapeake River to St. Michaels. The town's militiais assembled but no one expects they can win the fightagainst the powerful British cannons. Citizens are beingevacuated and the town is in turmoil.All young Henry Middle wants to do is find his fatheramid the chaos of the coming attack. The lanterns hecarries will be of use to the militia. As Henry worksto conquer his rising fear, he realizes he may hold theanswer to outsmarting the British in his very hands.Lisa Papp studied at Iowa State University College of Design and at DuCret School for the Arts. The Town that Fooled the British marks herauthorial debut. Lisa illustrated the Pennsylvania number book, One forAll, and collaborated with husband Rob on P is for Princess: A RoyalAlphabet.Robert Papp's award-winning artwork includes hundreds ofillustrations for major publishers. His first children's book, The ScarletStockings Spy, was named an IRA Teachers' Choice. His other booksinclude The Last Brother and M is for Meow: A Cat Alphabet. Rob andLisa live in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
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series Tales of Young Americans
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subject_facet Saint Michaels (Md.) -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction
United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Naval operations -- Juvenile fiction
United States -- History -- War of 1812. -- Naval operations. -- Fiction
title_display The town that fooled the British : a War of 1812 story
title_full The town that fooled the British : a War of 1812 story / by Lisa Papp and illustrated by Robert Papp
title_short The town that fooled the British :
title_sub a War of 1812 story
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Naval operations