The Short and Bloody History of Highwaymen
With comical cartoon illustrations and countless anecdotes and facts, these humorous histories divulge the intriguing, often bloody, true stories of ghosts highwaymen, knights, pirates, and spies. Supports the national curriculum standard Time, Continuity, and Change as outlined by the National Council for the Social Studies.
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