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Crossing the Delaware

a history in many voices

by Louise Peacock

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Washington, George, 1732-1799.,
  • Trenton, Battle of, Trenton, N.J., 1776 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Trenton, Battle of, Trenton, N.J., 1776.

  • About the Edition

    Examines the events leading up to the Battle of Trenton, the battle itself, and its aftermath, as told through historical excerpts, a tour of Washington"s crossing, and a series of fictionalized letters.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Louise Peacock ; illustrated by Walter Lyon Krudop.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    ContributionsKrudop, Walter, 1966- ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE241.T7 P43 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination40 p. :
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL666741M
    ISBN 100689809948
    LC Control Number97012431
    OCLC/WorldCa36713139


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