The Boston Tea Party

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Holiday House, Incorporated, Jan 1, 2000 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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More than any other event, the Boston Tea Party of 1773 has come to stand for the determination of American colonists to control their own destinies. From the arrival of the ships full of controversial taxed tea in Boston Harbor,  through the explosive protest meetings at the Old South Church, to the defiant act of dumping 226 chests of fine tea  into the harbor on December 16, Freedman captures this exciting story. Source notes, a bibliography, a time line, an afterword, a historical map, and index.

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User Review  - matthewbloome - LibraryThing

I didn't ever really understand what the cause of the Boston Tea Party was. I mean, I knew it had something to do with protesting unfair taxes but it always seemed like a bit of a rash step without ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mary - Goodreads

This book includes a great deal of information about the Boston Tea Party. It goes into detail regarding the people involved, why the colonists felt the way they did, and why the British government ... Read full review

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About the author (2000)

Steven Kroll was born in 1941. After graduating from Harvard University with a degree in American history and literature in 1962, he worked as an editor of books for adults in London, England, and New York City. In the early 1970s, a children's book editor urged him to try his hand at writing for children, and he reluctantly began what would become his career. His first picture book, Is Milton Missing?, was published in 1975. During his lifetime, he wrote more than ninety picture books, chapter books, and young adult novels including The Biggest Pumpkin Ever, Jungle Bullies, That Makes Me Mad, Sweet America, Pooch on the Loose, and When I Dream of Heaven. He died due to complications from surgery on March 8, 2011 at the age of 69.

Peter M. Fiore has illustrated many books for children, including "Touching the Sky" by Louise Borden and "Henry David's House, " edited by Steven Schnur. Mr. Fiore has been interested in art since he was a young boy, and in addition to his book work, Mr. Fiore is well known as a fine artist. Mr. Fiore has received many awards and citations for his editorial illustration, including a Silver Medal from the Society of Illustrators.

Mr. Fiore lives along the Delaware River in Pennsylvania with his family.

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