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
Violence: War/Harsh Realities of War, Discrimination: Racial Insensitivity/Racism, Violence: Mild 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,