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The Fighting Ground

by Avi

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Setting:  The Revolutionary War, New Jersey

Genre:   Historical Fiction

Main Characters:  Jonathan, and a small group of Hessians

Jonathan is a boy who thinks that war is all glory.  His brother is off fighting, and his father has been wounded in the war.  Jonathan wants more than anything to be a soldier.  He knows how to use a musket and feels that he is ready.  When the tavern bell rings, calling the militia to assemble, Jonathan goes off to become a soldier.  Is he ready for this?   Read the book to find out more!

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For information about the American Revolution visit some of the links below:

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HistoryCentral.com

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The Revolutionary Game:  The Road to Revolution

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Liberty, Chronicle of the Revolution

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Interactive Battle Map

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HistoryOnline

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KidPort Reference Library

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