Lafayette -- French Freedom Fighter

Subject: Social Studies: Biography  
Grade Level:  Grades 3 to 6
Catalog #  SOCI23889
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Author: JoAnn A. Grote
Binding:  Paper  
Copyright Year:  2001  

Revolutionary War Leaders Series: Lafayette
BR> Lafayette was very rich. He was friends with the king and queen of France. He loved his family very much. But when he was 19 years old, he risked everything. He crossed the ocean to help American's in their war for freedom.

Watch how Lafayette kept fighting after he was shot in the leg. Learn how he took care of his freezing troops. Find out how he helped George Washington win the war.

Then follow Lafayette back to France. See how he stood up for the rights of the poor people in his country. Lafayette spent five years in a Paris jail during the French Revolution, but he never quit fighting to help make everyone free.

Other Books in the Revolutionary War Leaders series are:

John Adams

Ethan Allen

Nathanial Greene

John Hancock

John Jay

King George III


James Madison

Francis Marion

James Monroe







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