Lafayette and the American Revolution
Bibliography. Two-color illustrations.
JLG Release: Jan 2011
Awards & Honors
2011 ALA Notable Children’s Books, Older Readers; IRA Teachers' Choices 2011, Advanced Readers;
2011 Top 10 Books for Youth, Biographies; Children's Book Committee Bank Street College of Education Children's Choices - Best Books of 2011, Special Interests, History; Booklist 2010 Editor’s Choice, Books for Youth, Nonfiction, Older Readers; Booklist Lasting Connections of 2010, Social Studies; Kirkus Reviews 2010 Best Children’s Books
Praise & Reviews
Starred or favorable reviews have been received from these periodicals:
The Horn Book Magazine, Kirkus Reviews*, Publishers Weekly*, School Library Journal
10 1/2" x 9"
Level 8.4; Points: 3;
Scholastic Reading Counts
Level 10.6; Points: 7;
Potentially Sensitive Areas
Harsh realities of war, Racism, Violence
Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette (1757–1834), American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), US colonial history, War stories, Graphic novels, Biography,