Did It All Start with a Snowball Fight?: And Other Questions About...The American Revolution

Did It All Start with a Snowball Fight?: And Other Questions About...The American Revolution


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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 eh American Revolution will attract young readers…even if they don't have to write a book report.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781402787348
Publisher: Sterling Children's Books
Publication date: 08/07/2012
Series: Good Question! Series
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 468,844
Product dimensions: 9.80(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 7 - 10 Years

About the Author

Mary Kay Carson is an award-winning children's nonfiction author. She has written more than forty books for kids about wildlife, space, weather, nature, and history, including Alexander Graham Bell: Giving Voice to the World, The Underground Railroad for Kids, and The Wright Brothers for Kids. Mary Kay also gives presentations at schools about writing and her books. She lives in Cincinnati, OH. For more information go to: www.marykaycarson.com.

Mark Elliott has illustrated numerous children's books for the likes of HarperCollins, Scholastic, Dial, Knopf and Holiday House. His work has been exhibited in several shows at the Society of Illustrators, The Art Directors Guild, and has appeared in numerous Spectrum Annuals. He lives in Stamford, CT.

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