John Paul Jones: Father of the American Navy

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Capstone, Jan 1, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
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A biography profiling the life of John Paul Jones, often called the Father of the American Navy, best known for his words, " I have not yet begun to fight." Includes source notes and timeline.
 

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Contents

Not Yet Begun to Fight
9
A Young Commander
27
Sailing for the United States
37
Fighting in Great Britain
47
Sailing on the Bonhomme Richard
55
Battle With the Serapis
65
A Hero on Two Continents
75
Adventures After the War
83
The Final Years
91
Life at a Glance
102
Select Bibliography
108
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Brenda Haugen started in the newspaper business and had a career as an award-winning journalist before finding her niche as an author. Since then, she has written more than 50 books and edited hundreds more, most of them for children. A graduate of the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, Brenda lives in North Dakota with her dog, Alice, who chose Brenda when she went to the Humane Society thinking she was there to adopt another dog.

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