Early Thunder by Jean FritzEarly Thunder by Jean Fritz

Early Thunder

byJean Fritz

Paperback | October 1, 1987

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From Newbery Honor-winning author Jean Fritz comes, "The most alive story of the American Revolution that has appeared in many years." —The Horn Book

In pre-revolutionary Salem, fourteen-year-old Daniel begins to re-examine his loyalty to the King as the conflict between Tories and patriots increasingly divides the townspeople.
Acclaimed biographer, Jean Fritz, was born in China to American missionaries on November 16, 1915. Living there until she was almost thirteen sparked a lifelong interest in American history.  She wrote about her childhood in China in Homesick, My Own Story, a Newbery Honor Book and winner of the National Book Award.      Ms. Fritz was ...
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Title:Early ThunderFormat:PaperbackPublished:October 1, 1987Publisher:Penguin Young Readers Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140322590

ISBN - 13:9780140322590

Appropriate for ages: 12 - 17

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Events rapidly transpiring in Salem, Massachusetts in 1774-1775 force 14-year-old Daniel West to re-examine his loyalties, and finally, to change from Tory to Whig".--School Library Journal 15 black-and-white halftone illustrations

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"The most alive story of the American Revolution that has appeared in many years." --The Horn Book