Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Review: The Winter at Valley Forge: Survival and Victory by James E. Knight (Adventures in Colonial America Series)

Synopsis: A soldier chronicles the harsh winter colonial soldiers, led by General George Washington, spend at Valley Forge during the American Revolution. (from the online description)

Review: With clear prose, this story, as told from the viewpoint of a solider, is an excellent introduction to the hardships faced by the American army during the winter at Valley Forge. Although not graphic, it doesn't gloss over how things really wear. The solider talks of starvation, of frozen feet and blood in the snow, of losing friends and fellow soldiers, of despair and desperation. Excellent for use in introducing kids to this important historical event in American history.

Bookmarks: 7 of 10

Awards: None

ISBN: 0-89375-739-X
Date Finished: 8-7-2015
Pages: 32

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