Guns for General Washington: A Story of the American Revolution

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Harcourt, Aug 1, 2001 - Juvenile Fiction - 142 pages
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In the bitter winter of 1775-76, Colonel Henry Knox and his younger brother Will, both of the Continental Army, become frustrated with the British blockade of Boston and decide to attempt to move 183 cannons from Fort Ticonderoga, over 300 miles of mountainous wilderness, to defend the besieged city.

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Review: Guns for General Washington: A Story of the American Revolution

User Review  - DoriAnn Haskins - Goodreads

I got this for my 8yo to read as we're learning about the revolution, but it's a story that I wasn't familiar with either, and I really enjoyed it. Though it is an easy enough read for a 3rd grader ... Read full review

Review: Guns for General Washington: A Story of the American Revolution

User Review  - Miss Amanda - Goodreads

gr 4-7 98 pgs 1775 journey from Fort Ticonderoga to Boston. Guns are needed to defend Boston. 19 year old Will and his brother Colonel Knox must move 183 cannons all the way from Fort Ticonderoga to Boston. Along the way, they must overcome may dangers and challenges. Read full review

About the author (2001)

SEYMOUR REIT is the author of more than eighty books for young readers. An experienced animated cartoonist, he is also the creator of Casper the Friendly Ghost. Mr. Reit lives in New York City.

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