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A picture book of Samuel Adams

by Adler, David A.

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This is the story of Samuel Adams, an American patriot and a founder of the new American nation. He wrote and spoke out about the unfair British taxes imposed upon the colonists. Adams organized the Boston Tea Party-an act of rebellion by the Sons of Liberty that led directly to the Revolutionary Wa... Full description

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Summary: This is the story of Samuel Adams, an American patriot and a founder of the new American nation. He wrote and spoke out about the unfair British taxes imposed upon the colonists. Adams organized the Boston Tea Party-an act of rebellion by the Sons of Liberty that led directly to the Revolutionary War. He was a delegate to the First and Second Continental Congresses and was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence in 1776. Adams continued to lead the struggle for liberty until his death. In this book, the Adlers offer a compelling hero for young readers-a man passionate about freedom, and determined to make a difference.
Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 22 x 26 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN: 0823418464
Author Notes: David A. Adler was born in New York City. He attended Queen's College in New York City and later, earned an MBA in Marketing from New York University.

He writes both fiction and non-fiction. He is the author of Cam Jansen mysteries and the Andy Russell titles. His titles has earned him numerous awards including a Sydney Taylor Book Award for his title "The Number on My Grandfather's Arm," "A Picture Book of Jewish Holidays" was named a Notable Book of 1981 by the American Library Association and "Our Golda" was named a Carter G. Woodson Award Honor Book.

(Bowker Author Biography)

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