The Boston Tea Party

By Russell Freedman. Illus. by Peter Malone. Holiday, $17.95 (9780823422661). Gr. 2–5.


The curtain rises in 1773, as colonists plan and carry out the Boston Tea Party. Period quotes bring a sense of immediacy to the clearly written narrative, while beautifully composed watercolor paintings dramatize events.




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Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth
Committed to providing a broad selection of outstanding books that mixes popular appeal with literary excellence, the Books for Youth editorial staff has chosen the titles below as best-of-the-year fiction, nonfiction, and picture books.
2012 - Selection(s)