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    DescriptionThis "vivid and compelling story of the American Revolution" is set in Salem in 1774, when people were either Tories or Whigs and the growing violence between the two groups split Salem and its people. Daniel West and his widowed doctor father were undeniably Tories, and neither tax nor tea nor wild acts by the rowdy Liberty Boys could weaken their loyalty to the king. After a series of disappointments, from his father and from England, Daniel disappoints himself on a night when all of Salem goes wild. Eventually Daniel comes to terms with himself and makes his difficult decision. And in a major confrontation between the British troops and the townspeople, he proudly supports his chosen side.


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    Title
    Early Thunder
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jean Fritz, Illustrated by Lynd Ward
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 174 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780140322590
    ISBN 10: 0140322590
    Classifications

    DC22: FIC
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 22500
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    B&T Book Type: JF
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/18CNTY
    Ingram Subject Code: CJ
    Libri: I-CJ
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Theme: CULT/NENGLD, GEOG/MASSCH
    B&T General Subject: 218
    BISAC V2.8: JUV016000, JUV016120
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS000000
    LC classification: PZ7.F919 EAR 1987
    LC subject heading: ,
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    Puffin Books
    Imprint name
    Puffin Books
    Publication date
    08 February 2002
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    Jean Fritz, the Newbery Honor-winning author of "Homesick," is best known for her engaging and enlightening nonfiction for young readers," "including "What's the Big Idea, Ben Franklin?," "And Then What Happened, Paul Revere"?, and "Shh! We're Writing the Constitution." She was honored with the Knickerbocker Award for Juvenile Literature by the New York State Library Association, and won the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for her career contribution to American children's literature.
    Review quote
    "The most alive story of the American Revolution that has appeared in many years." --"The Horn Book"