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Lafayette and the American Revolution

Lafayette

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Holiday House, Volume 1st, New York, p.88 (2010)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr E207 .L2 F86 2010

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8836912

Keywords:

1757-1834--Juvenile literature, 1775-1783--Participation, French--Juvenile literature, Generals--United States--Biography, Generals--United States--Biography--Juvenile literature, Lafayette, Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, Statesmen--France--Biography, Statesmen--France--Biography--Juvenile literature, United States--History--Revolution, United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Participation, French

Abstract:

Contents: The mysterious stranger -- The little lord of Chavaniac -- Why not? -- Escape from France -- "Here to learn" -- Winter at Valley Forge -- The battles of Barren Hill and Monmouth Courthouse -- Hero of two worlds -- "The boy cannot escape me" -- In search of liberty.; Summary: An account of Marquis de Lafayette, a young French nobleman, who helped bring victory at Yorktown and became a lifelong friend of George Washington.

Publication Language:

eng

Notes:

Lexile measure 1160; Ages 10-16; Book level 8.4; Biography