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Ben's Revolution: Benjamin Russell and the Battle of Bunker by Nathaniel Philbrick,Wendell Minor

By Nathaniel Philbrick,Wendell Minor

heritage comes alive during this gripping account of a tender boy stuck up within the begin of the innovative warfare. in keeping with an episode in nationwide e-book Award–winning writer Nathaniel Philbrick’s New York Times bestseller Bunker Hill: A urban, A Siege, A Revolution, this engrossing tale permits readers to adventure background from a child’s viewpoint, and Wendell Minor’s gorgeous work will delivery readers again to the early days of the progressive War.
Benjamin Russell is in class at the morning of April nineteenth, 1775, while his instructor proclaims, “The war’s all started, and you can run!” Ben knew this present day used to be coming; in any case, tensions were mounting among the colonists and the British troops ever because the Boston Tea social gathering. And now they've got ultimately reached the verge of collapse. Ben and his associates excitedly rush out in their lecture room to undergo witness, and keep on with the throngs of redcoats marching out of Boston towards harmony. a lot to Ben’s shock, Boston is sealed off later that day—leaving the men caught outdoors town, in the midst of a conflict, with out solution to achieve their households. yet Ben isn’t worried—he’s wanting to support the Patriots! He quickly turns into a clerk to the jovial Israel Putnam, a normal within the provincial military. For months he watches the military develop into an geared up military, and while the conflict of Bunker Hill erupts, Ben is awed by way of the bravery of the Patriots, even if saddened by way of the toll conflict takes. He later is going directly to turn into an apprentice at a innovative newspaper, and it’s a contented day once they get to record at the signing of the assertion of Independence.
Praise for Bunker Hill: A urban, A Siege, A Revolution
            “Philbrick publications us fantastically via innovative Boston, with the conflict of Bunker Hill as his story’s grand climax.”The big apple occasions publication Review
            “Masterly narrative . . . Philbrick tells the complicated tale superbly . . . gripping book.”—The Wall highway Journal
            “A masterpiece of narrative and perspective. . . . this isn't only . . . the best American tale. it's also the American story.”—The Boston Globe
            “You will appreciate the tale and the multitude of information Philbrick bargains up.”—USA Today

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