And Then What Happened, Paul Revere? (Paperback)

And Then What Happened, Paul Revere? By Jean Fritz, Margot Tomes (Illustrator) Cover Image

And Then What Happened, Paul Revere? (Paperback)

By Jean Fritz, Margot Tomes (Illustrator)


A true American story for young readers by the Newbery-Honor winning author!

Everyone knows about Paul Revere's midnight ride. But not everyone knows the harrowing details and narrow escapes that occurred along the way. This timeless and witty book highlights little-known facts about patriot Paul Revere.
Acclaimed biographer, Jean Fritz, was born in China to American missionaries on November 16, 1915. Living there until she was almost thirteen sparked a lifelong interest in American history.  She wrote about her childhood in China in Homesick, My Own Story, a Newbery Honor Book and winner of the National Book Award.
     Ms. Fritz was the author of forty-five books for children and young people. Many center on historical American figures, gaining her a reputation as the premier author of biographies for children and young people.
     Among the other prestigious awards Ms. Fritz has garnered are: the National Humanities Medal, the Children's Literature Legacy Award, the May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture Award. the Christopher Award, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Non-Fiction Award, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, and many ALA Notable Books of the Year, School Library Journal Best Books of the Year, and ALA Booklist Editors’ Choice Awards.
     She passed away on May 14, 2017.
Product Details ISBN: 9780698113510
ISBN-10: 0698113519
Publisher: Puffin Books
Publication Date: May 7th, 1996
Pages: 48
Language: English
"A sterling biography." —New York Times Book Review

''This good-humored, unconventional recounting of Paul Revere's life and times succeeds in humanizing the man behind the legend." —Booklist, starred review

''There's no letdown for the reader in this jaunty view of a hustling patriot." —Kirkus Reviews

''The entertaining presentation of little-known facts will be enjoyed by primary and middle graders. The illustrations, often funny, accurately portray the era and show many facets of Colonial life." —School Library Journal, starred review

''If you get only one book about Revolutionary America, this should be it." —Christian Science Monitor

School Library Journal’s One Hundred Books That Shaped the Century
Scholastic’s 200 for 2000 (Top 200 Children’s Books for the Millennium)
ALA Notable Book
Notable Children’s Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies
A New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year
Library of Congress Books for Children
A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year
Horn Book Fanfare
Kirkus Choice Books