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Where Was Patrick Henry on the 29th of May?

Fritz, Jean

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ISBN 10: 081240582X / ISBN 13: 9780812405828
Published by Perfection Learning, 1997
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Title: Where Was Patrick Henry on the 29th of May?

Publisher: Perfection Learning

Publication Date: 1997

Book Condition:Good

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Where was Patrick Henry on the 29th of May? Languishing on a sack of salt in his country store? Speaking out against England's stamp tax on the floor of the House of Burgesses? Or being elected governor? Well, no matter where he was or what he was doing, the 29th of May was always a red-letter day for Patrick Henry!
-- "Refreshing...stresses both good and bad characteristics of Henry and throws in unusual and often humorous facts". -- School Library Journal, starred review

"A delightful addition". -- Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, recommended title

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Acclaimed biographer, Jean Fritz, was born in China where she lived until the age of thirteen. She tells her story in Homesick, My Own Story, a Newbery Honor Book.      Ms Fritz is the author of forty-five books for children and young people. Many center on historical American figures, gaining her a reputation as the premier author of biographies for children and young people.      Among the prestigious awards Ms. Fritz has garnered are: a medal from the National Endowment for the Humanities, a May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture, a Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, an American Book Award, a Christopher Award, a Boston Globe-Horn Book Non-Fiction Award, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, and many ALA Notable Books of the Year, School Library Journal Best Books of the Year, and ALA Booklist Editors’ Choice Awards.   

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