Ropes of the Revolution: The Tale of the Boston Tea Party

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Capstone, 2008 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 49 pages
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Sam Adams and the Sons of Liberty are planning a protest on British taxes. On December 16, 1773, they're going to dump shiploads of British tea into the Boston harbor. Fifteen-year-old Benjamin and his friend, Joseph, want a part of the action! Unfortunately, Benjamin's boss won't let him leave the rope-making shop. If Benjamin can't escape, he'll miss the start of the American Revolution.

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Jessica Gunderson grew up in the small town of Washburn, North Dakota. She has a bachelor's degree from the University of North Dakota and a master's degree in creative writing from Minnesota State University, Mankato. She likes rainy days and thunderstorms. She also likes exploring haunted houses and playing Mad Libs. She teaches English in Madison, Wisconsin, where she lives with her cat, Yossarian.

Brent Schoonover has worked as a freelance illustrator since graduating from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 2002. He has illustrated for companies such as General Mills, Best Buy, Target, and Continental Airlines. He has also worked on several graphic novels, including Horrorwood, published by Ape Entertainment in 2006, and several books by Capstone Press. Schoonover currently lives in St. Paul, Minnesota, with his wife, two cats, and one bulldog.

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