Independent Dames

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Age of Revolutions

Independent Dames: What You Never Knew About the Women and Girls of the American Revolution
Author: Anderson, Laurie Halse
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Time Period: Age of Revolutions
Time Frame: 1765-1783
Geographic Area:North America
Country: United States
Topics: American Revolution
Genre: Non Fiction, Biography
Reading Age: Lower Elementary, Middle Grade
Format: Picture Book
Published: 2008

American History > Age of Revolutions > American History

Listen up! You've all heard about the great men who led and fought during the American Revolution; but did you know that the guys only make up part of the story? What about the women? The girls? The dames? Didn't they play a part?

Of course they did, and with page after page of superbly researched information and thoughtfully detailed illustrations, acclaimed novelist and picture-book author Laurie Halse Anderson and charismatic illustrator Matt Faulkner prove the case in this entertaining, informative, and long overdue homage to those independent dames!

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