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John Paul Jones : father of the American Navy

Author: Brenda Haugen
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Compass Point Books, ©2005.
Series: Signature lives.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Profiles the life of the sea captain, John Paul Jones and describes his role in the Revolutionary War.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: John Paul Jones; John Paul Jones; John Paul Jones
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brenda Haugen
ISBN: 0756508290 9780756508296
OCLC Number: 56632351
Description: 112 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Not yet begun to fight --
Dreams of the sea --
Captain Jones --
Sailing for the United States --
Fighting in Great Britain --
Sailing on the Bonhomme Richard --
Battle with the Serapis --
A hero on two continents --
Adventures after the Revolutionary War --
The final years.
Series Title: Signature lives.
Responsibility: by Brenda Haugen.
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Profiles the life of the sea captain, John Paul Jones and describes his role in the Revolutionary War.

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An engaging series of biographies

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-03-03) Very Good Permalink

I really didn't know anything about John Paul Jones, other than the "I have not yet begun to fight" quote, so I enjoyed reading this biography.  He was a remarkable man, to have made his way up from a gardener's son in Scotland to a commander in the infant continental Navy of our infant...
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