The Boston Tea Party

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Holiday House, Incorporated, Jan 15, 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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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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“The Boston Tea Party” by Steven Kroll and illustrated by Peter Fiore is a Historical Fiction book that took place between April 1764 to April 1775. It gives all the events that lead up to the Boston ... Read full review

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Steven Kroll was born in Manhattan, New York on August 11, 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 began what would become his career. His first picture book, Is Milton Missing?, was published in 1975. During his lifetime, he wrote more than 95 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 from complications of gastrointestinal surgery on March 8, 2011 at the age of 69.

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