The Many Rides of Paul Revere

The Many Rides of Paul Revere

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Baker & Taylor
From his humble days as the son of a French immigrant through his significant involvement in the insurgency against England, this biography provides a look at the life and accomplishments of an American hero.

Scholastic
Paul Revere is commonly remembered in the Longfellow legend of his Midnight Ride before the 1775 Battles of Lexington and Concord. In this bright, informative biography, Giblin follows Revere's life from his humble beginnings as a French immigrant's son to his work as a silversmith and a horse messenger amid the mounting pressures of revolution. In precise, accessible prose, Giblin chronicles Revere's daring acts -- both the famous and the overlooked. Along the way, he portrays a brave, compassionate, multitalented American patriot.

Paul Revere had a wide range of activities: Besides being a rider for the Revolution, he was a famed silversmith, engraved cartoons and paper money, and practiced dentistry. He was an early American manufacturer, and his silver business is still thriving today. Connections to contemporary times can be drawn from his being the son of a French immigrant, and from his activities in the American insurgency against Britain in the Revolution.

James Cross Giblin's major awards include:

Sibert Medal

15 ALA Notables

4 Best Books for Young Adults

5 Orbis Pictus Honors

2 Boston Globe/Horn Book Honors for Nonfiction

Washington Post Body of Work Award

National Book Award

3 Golden Kite Awards

2 Ohio State Awards


Sibert Medalist James Cross Giblin takes readers on a wild and fascinating ride through the American Revolution.

Paul Revere is commonly remembered in the Longfellow legend of his Midnight Ride before the 1775 Battles of Lexington and Concord. In this bright, informative biography, Giblin follows Revere's life from his humble beginnings as a French immigrant's son to his work as a silversmith and a horse messenger amid the mounting pressures of revolution. In precise, accessible prose, Giblin chronicles Revere's daring acts -- both the famous and the overlooked. Along the way, he portrays a brave, compassionate, multitalented American patriot.


Baker
& Taylor

From his humble days as the son of a French immigrant through his significant involvement in the insurgency against England, this comprehensive biography provides readers with an in-depth look at the life and many accomplishments of this celebrated American hero.
Paul Revere is commonly remembered as a Revolutionary War hero for his legendary Midnight Ride before the 1775 battes of Lexington and Concord. But Revere was also a famed silversmith, a practicing dentist, a resourceful entrepreneur, and an engraver of cartoons and paper money. This biography traces Revere's life from his humble beginnings as a French immigrant's son to his determined support of the rebel cause in the stormy years leading up to the American Revolution.

Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2007
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 0439572908
9780439572903
Branch Call Number: JB REVERE
Characteristics: 85 p. : ill., ports., maps ; 31 cm

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