Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims: Time-Travel Adventures With Exceptional Americans

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Hardcover, Pocket Books, 2013, ISBN13 9781476755861, ISBN10 1476755868

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Substitute middle-school history teacher Rush Revere takes his students back in time to experience American history as it happens aboard the Mayflower and on Plymouth Plantation.

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Substitute middle-school history teacher Rush Revere takes his students back in time to experience American history as it happens aboard the Mayflower and on Plymouth Plantation.

MEET RUSH LIMBAUGH'S REALLY GOOD PAL, "RUSH REVERE"
Okay, okay, my name's really Rusty--but my friends call me Rush. Rush Revere. Because I've always been the #1 fan of the coolest colonial dude ever, Paul Revere. Talk about a rock star--this guy wanted to protect young America so badly, he rode through those bumpy, cobblestone-y streets shouting "the British are coming " On a horse. Top of his lungs. Wind blowing, rain streaming. . . .
Well, you get the picture. But what if you could get the "real" picture--by actually "going back in time" and seeing with your own eyes how our great country came to be? Meeting the people who made it all happen--people like you and me?
Hold on to your pointy triangle hats, because you "can"--with me, Rush Revere, seemingly ordinary substitute history teacher, as your tour guide across time "How?" you ask? Well, there's this portal. And a horse. My "talking" horse named Liberty. And--well, just trust me, I'll get us there.
We'll begin by joining a shipload of brave families journeying on the "Mayflower" in 1620. Yawn? I don't think so. 1620 was a pretty awesome time, and "you'll" experience exactly what "they" did on that rough, dangerous ocean crossing. Together, we'll ask the pilgrims all our questions, find out how they live, join them at the first Thanksgiving, and much more.
So saddle up and let's ride Our exceptional nation is waiting to be discovered all over again by exceptional young patriots--"like you"

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Publisher: Pocket Books
Publish Date: Oct 2013
ISBN-13: 9781476755861
ISBN-10: 1476755868
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 212
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.15
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 5.75 x 8.5 x 0.75
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This is a great children's book.
11/8/2013

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5.0 stars 11/8/2013 by MauiGal58
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If you want to interest children in history, Rush and Liberty create a good lure for the young to explore early America.

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Wonderful book to learn history
11/9/2013

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5.0 stars 11/9/2013 by Mornster
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Education today is liberal and rewrites history. This book gives an accurate portrayal of America's true history.

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A must-read for every child!
11/15/2013

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5.0 stars 11/15/2013 by MamawPaw5
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Again, a must-read for every child! It is so entertaining and a great, fun and adventurous journey through history for a child!

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fabulous American history book.
3/1/2014

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5.0 stars 3/1/2014 by Theophalis
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I am a 75 year old Gramma 7 times. I taught 5th graders for several years and wish I had had a book like this to teach my students American History. The author makes the Pilgrim's story alive and real. I would recommend that parents share this story of the early days of our nation to with their children. Together they can discuss various parts of the story and make it even more alive.

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Great book. All Americans should read.
11/12/2013

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5.0 stars 11/12/2013 by zoeymitch
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This is a great book. My daughter and I are half way through it. She is loving it. As Americans we should learn our history. It is sad to say they don't teach it in public school. That's why we Homeschool. Buy the book, you will love it.

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I have a 13 year-old nephew who is already knowlegable about history for his age, so I know it would interest him, but is it advanced enough to hold his interests?
by jennyh 11/26/2013
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  • A. Some of the main characters are older children, middle schoolers, so tweens or young teenagers are the perfect audience.
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  • A. Yes, I found it absorbing as an adult reviewing it prior to gifting it.
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  • A. I am 75 and have enjoyed the book. Age range is 10 to 15.
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  • A. The book is aimed to children within this age group. However, the characters are delightful to children. Mr. Revere's horse, Liberty, is getting fan-mail. Many children are asking for another book. History is made understandable with use of today's terms, such a the use of a smartphone.
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  • A. Despite the author's reputation for having an opinion about politics, this book was specifically written for 10-15 year olds to provide an accurate accounting of the life of pilgrims and the issues they faced. Organized in communes, they almost starved until they reorged with capitalistic interests. This was the basis of our great country which opened the door to follow-on great exceptional Americans such as Washington, Franklyn, and more. Current history books used in school today lean progressive and don't tell the whole truth about exceptional Americans....
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  • A. I think it would. It kept MY attention and I learned some new points of history I may have "misplaced" in my mind.
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