The following titles are found in the J Fiction area unless otherwise noted.
Avi THE FIGHTING GROUND (1984) When Jonathan goes off to fight in the Revolutionary War, he discovers the real war is being fought within himself.
Beatty WHO COMES TO KING’S MOUNTAIN? (1975) A Young Scottish boy in South Carolina must decide for himself whether to follow the Loyalists or the rebels when his family is divided.
Berleth SAMUEL’S CHOICE (1990) A 14-year-old slave must make a difficult decision when he is the only one able to help the rebels.
Brady TOLIVER’S SECRET (1976) A 10-year-old girl must cross enemy lines to deliver a loaf of bread containing a message for the patriots.
Bruchac THE ARROW OVER THE DOOR (1998) A group of Quakers and a party of Indians have a memorable meeting in 1777.
Collier MY BROTHER SAM IS DEAD (1974) Tragedy strikes the Meeker family when one son joins the rebel forces while the family tries to stay neutral in a Tory town.
Collier WAR COMES TO WILLY FREEMAN (1983) When her father is killed by the British and her mother disappears, a black girl is in danger of being returned to slavery.
Duncombe THE SUMMER OF THE BURNING (1976) After their house is burned down by the British, a young girl responsible for keeping her younger brothers and sisters together, must somehow rebuild their home.
Durrant, L BETSY ZANE (2000) In 1781, twelve-year-old Elizabeth Zane, leaves Philadelphia to return to her brothers' homestead near Fort Henry where she plays an important role in the final battle of the American Revolution.
Edwards GEORGE MIDGETT’S WAR (1985) The residents of North Carolina’s Outer Banks are unconcerned about the war until an incident causes a boy and his father to set out for Valley Forge with supplies for Washington’s army.
Finlayson REDCOAT IN BOSTON (1971) A 13-year-old in the British army witnesses the resentment toward the crown and other forces of Revolutionary fervor.
Forbes JOHNNY TREMAIN (1943) After injuring his hand, a silversmith’s apprentice becomes a messenger for the Sons of Liberty.
Fritz EARLY THUNDER (1967) Fourteen-year-old Daniel re-examines his loyalty to the King as the conflict between Tories and patriots divides the townspeople.
Goodman HOPE’S CROSSING (1998) Thirteen-year-old Hope is kidnapped by English loyalists and must rely on every ounce of courage to respond to the ordeal.
Keehn, S MOON OF TWO DARK HORSES (1995) Hoping to keep bloodshed away from their valley at the beginning of the war, a Delaware Indian boy and his white friend search sacred land for the bones of a legendary beast.
Lawrence, M. TOUCHMARK (1975) An orphaned girl living in pre-Revolutionary Boston longs to be apprenticed to a pewterer.
Lawson MR. REVERE AND I (1953) An account of the life of the Revere family and the activities of the Sons of Liberty as told from the point of view of Paul Revere's horse.
Myers THE KEEPING ROOM (1997) When his father joins the Revolutionary War effort and leaves him in charge of the family, Joey fears he may betray his father.
Nixon, J Maria’s Story (2001) In Williamsburg, before the start of the revolution, Maria worries that her mother will lose her contract to publish official reports for the British government because she prints anti-British articles in their newspaper.
Quackenbush DAUGHTER OF LIBERTY (1998) A chance encounter with General Washington in upstate New York during the Revolutionary War leads a young woman to volunteer for a dangerous mission involving the retrieval of valuable papers.
Sterman SARATOGA SECRET (1998) Amity must carry a secret message to the Continental Army to give warning of an impending attack when General Burgoyne and his British troops invade the Upper Hudson River Valley.
Van Leeuwen HANNAH OF FAIRFIELD (1999) For almost nine-year-old Hannah Perley of Fairfield, Connecticut, growing up means facing new challenges, both great and small--from saving the life of a baby lamb to helping the family prepare to send her brother Ben to join the colonial soldiers in the American Revolutionary War.
Wibberly JOHN TREEGATE’S MUSKET (1959) Peter Treegate is separated from his father during the war, but has the musket his father used in battle with George Washington.
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Diaries-America WHEN FREEDOM COMES (2004) In her diary Hope writes about her life in 1778 Philadelphia as British Redcoats take over her family's house.
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