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America's Paul Revere

$ 7.79 $ 12.99

A vivid history of one of America's best-loved patriots written and illustrated by some of America's most beloved creators of books for young readers.

Lynd Ward (1905-1985), Caldecott medal winner, illustrated more than two hundred books for children and adults throughout his prolific career.  Esther Forbes (1891-1967) garnered a Newbery Medal and an enduring place in children's literature with the publication several books about the American Revolution. 
  • 48 pages
  • paperback
  • 8.7 x 0.2 x 11 inches

The patriot, silversmith, and entrepreneur Paul Revere was forever immortalized in Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s 1861 poem, “Paul Revere’s Ride,” but his genuine accomplishments are often eclipsed by the legend of the midnight journey. This groundbreaking exhibition (September 6, 2019—January 12, 2020), featuring more than 150 objects, re-examines Revere’s accomplishments.



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