The Portsmouth Alarm by Terri A. DeMitchell

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Young Andrew Beckett hopes to be a doctor. Jack Cochran plans to take over his father s position as militia captain of the fort. Then Paul Revere rides into town with urgent news that changes their lives forever. The Portsmouth Alarm: December 1774 is based on an actual event. On December 13 1774 just four months before the events in Lexington and Concord Massachusetts Paul Revere delivered a message to the Portsmouth, New Hampshire Committee of Correspondence. The message warned of General Gage s shocking plan for the Piscataqua Region sparking hundreds in New Hampshire and Massachusetts (now Maine) to take action.
 

About Terri A. DeMitchell

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The Portsmouth Alarm: December 1774 is Terri A. DeMitchell's third novel for young readers. All three are steeped in history and are set in America's Northeastern Seaboard. You Will Come Back, DeMitchell's first novel, won Mayhaven's Award for Fiction, and Jigsaw, the second in the Olde Locke Beach Mysteries, was a finalist for the New Hampshire Literary Award for Outstanding Children's Fiction. The author lives and works in New Hampshire.
 
Published January 1, 2013 by Mayhaven Publishing, Inc.. 161 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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