New PDF release: Many Ways to Be a Soldier (On My Own History)

By Wendy Pfeffer

ISBN-10: 0761340211

ISBN-13: 9780761340218

ISBN-10: 0822572796

ISBN-13: 9780822572794

Greater than whatever, Rem Goldin desires to struggle the British within the American Revolution. His father and the opposite males of web sites aspect, New Jersey, have all left city to hitch the battling. yet ten-year-old Rem is simply too younger to compliment the lads. dissatisfied, he climbs up Foxborough Hill to seem out over the sea. what's that murky form he sees throughout the fog? may perhaps or not it's a British warship? Can Rem have the ability to avoid wasting his city?

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He blasted out the call to arms. That call ordered soldiers to fight. The horn’s wail rang out. Toby let out a wail, too. Rem watched the enemy move closer. Their coats shone bright red in the morning sun. Rem blew the call to arms again. He blew with all his might. His lips were dry. He felt as if his lungs would explode. Still, Rem kept blowing, harder and harder, louder and louder. 40 Suddenly, the longboat turned. “You fooled them,” Rebecca said. “They think our men are here, ready to fight,” said Sarah.

That call ordered soldiers to fight. The horn’s wail rang out. Toby let out a wail, too. Rem watched the enemy move closer. Their coats shone bright red in the morning sun. Rem blew the call to arms again. He blew with all his might. His lips were dry. He felt as if his lungs would explode. Still, Rem kept blowing, harder and harder, louder and louder. 40 Suddenly, the longboat turned. “You fooled them,” Rebecca said. “They think our men are here, ready to fight,” said Sarah. “Keep blowing, Rem,” said Esther.

The Stillwell family are cousins to my family. When I decided to write this story, I spoke with William McMahon, the author of Historic South Jersey Towns, as well as South Jersey Towns, and H. Kels Swan, senior historic preservation specialist at Washington Crossing State Park, New Jersey. I also visited and did research at the Frank Stewart Room at the Savitz Library at Rowan University, in Glassboro, New Jersey; the David Library of the American Revolution, Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania; the Maritime Museum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; the Atlantic County Historical Society at Somerspoint, New Jersey; and the Cape May County Historical and Genealogical Society, Cape May Court House, New Jersey.

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