Stokes, Jonathan W.

The Thrifty Guide to the American Revolution: A Handbook for Time Travelers

(3) 4-6 Thrifty Guides series. Illustrated by David Sossella. This tongue-in-cheek travel guide to Revolutionary Colonial America provides lots of historical information while incorporating plentiful humor, and cartoony illustrations add to the effect. As the jokey narrative accurately covers important Revolutionary War milestones, inserts suggest people and places to see during your "trip." Yes, the time-travel conceit is gimmicky, but it makes for entertaining reading. Bib.


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