Trying Times Charles L. Deveney

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Published: July 29th 2013

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108 pages


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Trying Times  by  Charles L. Deveney

Trying Times by Charles L. Deveney
July 29th 2013 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 108 pages | ISBN: | 5.16 Mb

“These are the times that try men’s souls,” wrote Thomas Paine as he traveled with the demoralized Continental Army during its helter-skelter retreat across New Jersey in 1776. TRYING TIMES is an historical novel that was specifically created forMore“These are the times that try men’s souls,” wrote Thomas Paine as he traveled with the demoralized Continental Army during its helter-skelter retreat across New Jersey in 1776. TRYING TIMES is an historical novel that was specifically created for middle school students.

It details America’s darkest days during the War for Independence through the experiences of Daniel Richards, a young farm boy who is caught up in the army’s retreat. After sharing in the many trials of the soldiers he meets, he joins with them as General Washington leads a stealthy midnight raid across the ice-choked Delaware River on Christmas night. The ensuing rout of the unsuspecting Hessian garrison at Trenton breathes new life into America’s rebellion against tyranny.

The young nation’s test of character during this crisis highlights Daniel’s own personal struggles, as he confronts the harsh realities of war.FREE EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS TO EXTEND UNDERSTANDING AND COMPREHENSION, INCLUDING SCAFFOLDED WORKSHEETS FOR DIFFERENTIATION, ARE AVAILABLE FOR TEACHERS AND STUDENTS.



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