{Free Best} WHY DONT YOU GET A HORSE, SAM ADAMS? (PAPERBACK) 1996 PUFFIN Author Scott Foresman – Andy-palmer.co.uk

WHY DONT YOU GET A HORSE, SAM ADAMS? (PAPERBACK) 1996 PUFFIN This lively biography, by Newbery Honor winning author Jean Fritz, is a nice, personal look at a leader and his timesIn early America, when all the men wore ruffled shirts and rode grandly on horseback, one man refused to follow suit He was the rebel leader Sam Adams, a plainspoken gent who scorned ruffles, refused to ride a horse, and had little regard for the King

  • Hardcover
  • 48 pages
  • Scott Foresman
  • English
  • 24 July 2017
  • 0698114167

About the Author: Scott Foresman

Acclaimed biographer, Jean Fritz, was born in China to American missionaries on November 16, 1915 Living there until she was almost thirteen sparked a lifelong interest in American history She wrote about her childhood in China in Homesick, My Own Story, a Newbery Honor Book and winner of the National Book Award Ms Fritz was the author of forty five books for children and young people Many center on historical American figures, gaining her a reputation as the premier author of biographies for children and young people Among the other prestigious awards Ms Fritz has garnered are theNational Humanities Medal, the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, the May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture Award the Christopher Award, the Boston Globe Horn Book Non Fiction Award, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, and many ALA Notable Books of the Year, School Library Journal Best Books of the Year, and ALA Booklist Editors Choice Awards She passed away on May 14, 2017

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