General Washington has no money to pay his discouraged troops and twins Sally and Roger are asked by their father, General Priestly, to help hide a shipment of gold which will be used to pay the American soldiers. Unfortunately, British spies have also learned about the gold and will stop at nothing to prevent it from reaching General Washington. Based on a true story, this is a thrilling episode from our nation’s history!
Story Setting: The Revolutionary War in 1777
Originally published in 1926; 204 pages; For Ages 8 – Adult
Lucy Fitch Perkins (1865-1937), was a popular American children’s author and illustrator in the early 1900’s.
"Do you wanna read a good book? If you like history and are 8 years or older you will love this story. You cannot read one chapter of The American Twins of the Revolution without wanting more. In fact, I could not put this one down." ~ Keith Jones, HSAdvisor.com Read the full review
"[The American Twins of the Revolution] was a joy to read . It had me on the edge
of my seat. It will make a wonderful read aloud for my children when we learn about the Revolution… I believe [it] will give my children a stronger understanding of the struggles that took place during that time." ~ Nikki H., mother of three
"My son, Josiah, is reading [The American Twins of the Revolution]. He is absolutely enthralled with it. It's a historical fiction and he loves history. What a better way to introduce him to history than a good engaging story?" ~ Zindra N.
"[The American Twins of the Revolution] showed the courage and patriotism in the people that helped form this great nation. We found ourselves rushing the school day to get to the reading. Not many stories can get us to do that!" ~ Heidi M., homeschooling mother from West Virginia