Paperback - Meet the black soldiers, sailors, spies, scouts, guides, and wagon drivers who participated and sacrificed in the struggle for American independence. Crispus Attucks is known as the escaped slave whose freedom ended when he died in the Boston Massacre, but there are many other lesser-known black men and women who made enormous contributions to U.S. independence. Readers will discover Edward Hector, the brave wagoner of Brandywine; artilleryman and slave Austin Dabney; William Lee, the aide and closest companion of George Washington throughout the war; and many others.
Common Core Recommended
Age Range: 9 - 12 Grade: 6-8 Guided Reading Level: X