This is a list of alternate history fiction, sorted by type. This adventure is about george washington and the revolutionary war. The book of negroes is a document created by brigadier general samuel birch that records names and descriptions of 3,000 black loyalists, enslaved africans who escaped to the british lines during the american revolution and were evacuated to points in nova scotia as free people of colour. Theirs was an monumental journey of slavery and sacrifice. Ferling has crafted the ideal book for armchair military history buffs, a book about the causes of the american revolution, the war that won it, and the meaning of the revolution overall. George was a captain during the war, and is wellknown for crossing the delaware river. The fort is an exciting account of the failed siege of.
Historical fiction colonial and revolutionary america. Napoleon and the conquest of the world by louis geoffroy, napoleon s first french empire emerging. The impact by african americans to science, education, politics, war, and the course of american history, while facing incredible hardships of prejudice and bigotry, was nothing short of remarkable. He writes that he invested seven years of research into this book because of his concern for missing southern history in the revolutionary war. Revolutionary war fiction on december 16th, 1773 demonstrators protested the tea act by destroying an entire shipment of tea on board east india company ships. Classic revolutionary war books 1776 by david mccullough. All titles are located in the juvenile fiction section. Pages in category american revolutionary war novels. See more ideas about historical fiction, fiction and books. American revolution historical fiction, historical fiction, books. In 1930, a maine authorkenneth robertspublished the stillpopular fictional novel arundel. It is one of the few books i was required to read for school that i actually enjoyed. Reveloutionary war novels historical fiction librarything.
Oct 18, 2012 explore hwpls board historical fiction. American revolutionary war christian novels 50 books. Through beloved local landmarks, i see and appreciate the distances weve traveled, and the wellworn, ageold paths still ahead of us. Books are arranged alphabetically by call number in the sections below. Ive been looking for more books to read to research for my current series its alternate history postrevolutionary war, so doesnt quite qualify for the list, and i hope i can find time to read several of these.
These novels recreate a time period at least 3540 years before their. Sweetie dog diaries series by kate klimo follow sweetie, george washingtons first foxhound on her journey throughout the revolutionary war in this fun read. Revolutionary war fiction daniel boone regional library. Ericssons ship and sails to north america to search for them. An illustrated introduction the revolutionary war that focuses on home front issues, discussing why it started and how the british ruled over the american colonists. Revolutionary war fiction holds down the fort bernard cornwell recounts a lessthanheroic chapter of american history in his latest novel. Whirlwind is a unique and compelling addition to any collection of books on the american revolution. An encyclopedia for integrating us history with literature in grades 38 by carol otis hurst and rebecca otis order from.
Because the books are, technically, fiction, the author had the leeway to make them less dry than straight history can be. Over 100 of the best books on the american revolution. Writing the book put me in touch with our distant revolutionary war past. Today on july 4th, celebrate americas day of independence with one of the eight historical fiction books below for adults or either of the two bonus historical fiction novels for younger audiences. During the revolutionary war, yearold hope finds herself enslaved in a tory household on long island and uses all her resources to escape and make it home. The following 44 pages are in this category, out of 44 total. The american revolutionary war 1770 1783 book series by jeff shaara includes books rise to rebellion. Mandy has just moved from her mothers home in america to a print shop in england and. American revolutionary war christian novels novels about americas revolutionary war and the colonial era that are christianfiction or strictly clean and medium to low on violence and such. At the outset of the revolutionary war, yearold maggie diele and her family leave their home in culpepper, virginia, and follow daniel boone. In this beautifully written novel of historical fiction, bestselling author. A list of the best revolutionary war historical fiction.
Today, april 19, marks the anniversary of the start of the revolutionary war. Revolutionary war historical fiction for middle grade readers july 4, 2017 no comments my regularly scheduled blog post for tuesday is on hold until august, so i created my own list 15 historical fiction titles for middle grade readers based around the era of the american revolution a perfect topic for the fourth of july. This is a section of a sample chapter from in times past. American revolutionary war nonfiction books for sale in. A books total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. While our focus at a world adventure by book is on global literature, we cant always resist great historical fiction so in honor of the 4th of july, we compiled a. Nonfiction learn about the events which lead up to the revolutionary war, the decisive battles, and the personalities involved on both sides. See the complete american revolutionary war 1770 1783 series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Johnny tremain by esther forbes, chains by laurie halse anderson, my brother sam is dead by james. Reflecting on the book now puts me in touch with my own past, the flow of my life, and the lives of many dear to me. The acclaimed author of troublesome young men reveals the behindthescenes story of how the united states forged its wartime alliance with britain, told from the perspective of three key american players in london.
Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at. This book may well be the best historical novel of the revolutionary war. We feature smart, groundbreaking research and wellwritten. The revolutionary experience of american women, 17501800 by mary beth norton. Booklists fiction about the revolutionary war for 4th. What are some good books about the revolutionary war. Bill a reprieve for john sutherland, a poor silly creature. Revolutionary war picture books katherine kirkpatrick.
Im currently in love with the revolutionary war era, so this list is a great resource. The revolutionary war years were filled with drama, so it is not surprising continue reading revolutionary war fiction. For this post, id like to share with you how i integrate the revolutionary war time period into reading workshop time. The ideological origins of the american revolution by bernard bailyn. The war for america, lexington to princeton, 17751777 the revolution trilogy, book 1. When the revolutionary war begins, guy watson is a slave to the hazzard family in rhode island, but he is soon engaged in service for. American revolution historical fiction, historical. Revolutionary war book clubs wild about fifth grade. The revolutionary war is what began the right of independence for the americans. Jett conner a reprieve for john sutherland, a poor silly creature. Great deals on american revolutionary war nonfiction books. Reading recommendations fiction about the revolutionary war for 4th 10th grades.
Journal of the american revolution is the leading source of knowledge about the american revolution and founding era. This nonfiction chapter book is filled with stories, maps, and timelines to bring the revolutionary war to life. See more ideas about books, revolutionaries and american revolution. American revolutionary war fiction 1 books goodreads. The best historical fiction about the american revolution. During the revolutionary war, 14yearold nathan joins forces with his older cousin, the inventor david bushnell, to secretly build the first submarine used in naval warfare.
They also attract many people to history that a nonfiction book would not. American revolutionteen fiction, historical fiction. Countless lives throughout the colonies were affected by those seemingly endless years of fighting as the new nation came into being. To help you navigate the tons and tons of revolutionary war books out. The first book to appear in the illustrious oxford history of the united states, this critically acclaimed volumea finalist for the pulitzer prizeoffers an unsurpassed history of the revolutionary war and the birth of the american republic. Top 10 revolutionary war novels journal of the american. Historical fiction colonial and revolutionary america here is a sampling of fiction set during early america, including the revolutionary war and the french and indian war of 1755. There are so many great historical fiction texts that focus on the revolutionary war and american life during the 1700s. At first, the reliance on militia solved the problem, but even sam adams came to realize. Booklists fiction about the revolutionary war for 4th 10th grades. A novel of the american revolution and the glorious cause.415 1561 1411 241 559 894 626 887 395 1582 809 48 901 1520 1094 1347 710 1341 1418 1389 882 736 463 1564 298 387 87 186 1442 266 120 508 1381 1516 561 1533 281 394 672 701 962 1402 135 1450 1336