Did It All Start with a Snowball Fight?: And Other Questions About... the American Revolution (Hardcover)

And Other Questions About... the American Revolution

By Mary Kay Carson, Robert Hunt (Illustrator)

Sterling, 9781402796265, 32pp.

Publication Date: August 7, 2012



Could a snowball fight really have sparked the American Revolution? What made people get so steaming mad over the price of tea? And did it take a minuteman only a minute to join the fight? Step back into colonial America to find out about taxation without representation; why the British were called lobsters, the first-ever combat submarine, and whether Yankee doodles were really dandy This interesting take on eh American Revolution will attract young readers...even if they don't have to write a book report.

About the Author

Mary Kay Carson is an award-winning children's nonfiction author. She has written more than forty books for kids about wildlife, space, weather, nature, and history, including Alexander Graham Bell: Giving Voice to the World, The Underground Railroad for Kids, and The Wright Brothers for Kids. Mary Kay also gives presentations at schools about writing and her books. She lives in Cincinnati, OH. For more information go to: marykaycarson.com.Robert Hunt's work has received numerous awards and has appeared regularly in the New York Society of Illustrator's Annual exhibits at the Museum of American Illustration, as well as the Communication Arts, Graphics and Print Design, and Illustration Annuals. He lives in San Anselmo, CA.