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The town that fooled the British : a War of 1812 story
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Published:
Ann Arbor, MI : Sleeping Bear Press, c2011.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st ed.
Physical Desc:
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Reading Level:
IL: LG - BL: 4.2 - AR Pts: 0.5
Status:
Charlotte Park Elementary - Everyone
E PAP
Cole Elementary - Everyone
E PAP
Description
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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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781585364848
Reading Level:
LG
Level 4.2, 0.5 Points

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On August 10, 1813, with the British navy advancing up the Chesapeake Bay to destroy the shipyards in St. Michaels, Maryland, young Henry Middle thinks of a way to save his home town from British cannons.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Papp, L., & Papp, R. (2011). The town that fooled the British: a War of 1812 story. Ann Arbor, MI: Sleeping Bear Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Papp, Lisa and Robert, Papp. 2011. The Town That Fooled the British: A War of 1812 Story. Ann Arbor, MI: Sleeping Bear Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Papp, Lisa and Robert, Papp, The Town That Fooled the British: A War of 1812 Story. Ann Arbor, MI: Sleeping Bear Press, 2011.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Papp, Lisa., and Robert Papp. The Town That Fooled the British: A War of 1812 Story. Ann Arbor, MI: Sleeping Bear Press, 2011. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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