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For liberty : the story of the Boston Massacre : addressed to the inhabitants of America

Author: Timothy Decker
Publisher: Honesdale, Pa. : Calkins Creek, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In spare, gripping language, author-illustrator Timothy Decker describes the tense, violent confrontation between Boston's angry colonists and soldiers, as well as the legal aftermath that underscored the rule of law. Illustrated in a graphic-fiction style.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Decker
ISBN: 9781590786086 1590786084
OCLC Number: 317472107
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 28 cm
Responsibility: Timothy Decker.
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"Readers will gain a true sense of the violence of this time period. Teachers may use the book to set the stage for an upcoming unit on the Revolutionary War." --"Library Media Connection" "The book Read more...

 
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by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-01-06) Fair Permalink

For Liberty: the story of the Boston Massacre. I like the background information that is given on the first four pages. Why are none of the colonists named? All of the British soldiers are named. The illustrations are ominous but the overall feel of the book gives a feeling of peace. The people in...
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