Patriots in Petticoats by Shirley Raye Redmond
Heroines of the American Revolution (Landmark Books)

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Meet the amazing women of the American Revolution. From Nancy Morgan Hart, who captured enemy soldiers, to 15-year-old Betty Zane, who dodged bullets while running for gunpowder to save patriot lives—Patriots in Petticoats celebrates 24 of America’s most daring and overlooked patriots!

Written with a compelling, light touch and packed with photographs, period art, maps, and timelines, Patriots in Petticoats is young nonfiction at its best—entertaining, engaging, and empowering!

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Published January 27, 2004 by Random House Books for Young Readers. 144 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, Children's Books, Computers & Technology.

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Along with better known figures, such as Deborah Sampson, Betsy Ross, and Sibyl Ludington, she relates colorful, courageous exploits from such local heroes as Mammy Kate, a slave who carried her master out of captivity in a laundry basket, the Oneida Polly Cooper, Elizabeth Hutchinson Jackson’s s...

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