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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 45 related to In Pursuit of Liberty: Coming of Age in the American Revolution.    

Passages to America: Oral Histories of Child Immigrants from Ellis Island ...

Emmy E. Werner - Social Science - 2009 - 208 pages
More than twelve million immigrants, many of them children, passed through Ellis Island's gates between 1892 and 1954. Children also came through the “Guardian of the Western ...
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Peter's War: A New England Slave Boy and the American Revolution

Joyce Lee Malcolm - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 266 pages
A boy named Peter, born to a slave in Massachusetts in 1763, was sold nineteen months later to a childless white couple there. This book recounts the fascinating history of how ...
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Band of Giants: The Amateur Soldiers Who Won America's Independence

Jack Kelly - History - 2014 - 288 pages
Band of Giants brings to life the founders who fought for our independence in the Revolutionary War. Jefferson, Adams, and Franklin are known to all; men like Morgan, Greene ...
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Reluctant Witnesses: Children's Voices from the Civil War

Emmy E. Werner - History - 1999 - 175 pages
A developmental psychologist draws on diaries, letters, and reminiscences to illustrate the pain, anger, and resilience of 120 boys and girls who witnessed the Civil War either ...
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Overcoming the Odds: High Risk Children from Birth to Adulthood

Emmy E. Werner, Ruth S. Smith - Education - 1992 - 280 pages
Looks closely at the lives of an ethnically diverse group of 505 men and women who were born in 1955 and monitored from the perinatal period through early adulthood.
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Journeys from Childhood to Midlife: Risk, Resilience, and Recovery

Emmy E. Werner, Ruth S. Smith - Psychology - 2001 - 236 pages
Presents the development of resilience and coping systems in the underprivileged children of Kauai.
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Through the Eyes of Innocents

Emmy E. Werner - History - 2008 - 288 pages
World War II was the first modern war in which more civilians than soldiers were killed or maimed: When it ended in August 1945, more than thirty-nine millions civilians had ...
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Pioneer Children on the Journey West

Emmy E. Werner - History - 1995 - 202 pages
Illustrates the hardships and hopes of the children who traveled by wagon toward California in the mid-1800s through the journals, letters, and reminiscences of over one ...
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A Conspiracy of Decency: The Rescue of the Danish Jews During World War II

Emmy E. Werner - History - 2009 - 224 pages
The people of Denmark managed to save almost their country’s entire Jewish population from extinction in a spontaneous act of humanity – one of the most compelling stories of ...
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