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Bibliography
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FOR YOUNGER READERS

* Fritz, Jean, And Then What Happened, Paul Revere? Coward-McCann, 1973. A whimsical, yet accurate portrait of Paul Revere.

Lawson, Robert, Mr. Revere and I. Dell Publishing Co., 1953. Historical fiction. Paul's ride as told by his horse. Highly inaccurate (Revere didn't own a horse at the time of the Revolution) but a fun read.

* Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, "Paul Revere's Ride." Illustrated by Christopher Bing. Handprint Books, 2001. Includes excellent maps, well-researched drawings, and the text of primary sources.

Rinaldi, Ann, The Secret of Sarah Revere. Gulliver Books, Harcourt Brace & Co., 1995. Historical fiction from the point of view of Paul's thirteen-year-old daughter who is smitten with Patriot leader, Dr. Joseph Warren.
FOR UPPER ELEMENTARY AND JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

* Forbes, Esther, Johnny Tremain. Houghton Mifflin Co., 1943. An historical novel that takes place in Boston at the time of the Revolution. Paul Revere appears in the book but is not the central character. Details of daily life in colonial Boston and of Revolutionary events are portrayed authentically.

* Forbes, Esther, America's Paul Revere. Houghton Mifflin, 1974. Illustrated picture book using text from Esther Forbes's Paul Revere and the World He Lived In (see below).

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, "Paul Revere's Ride" (see above)

Sullivan, George, In Their Own Words: Paul Revere. Scholastic, 1999. A good overview of Revere's life that quotes from primary sources and includes many illustrations.

FOR OLDER READERS AND TEACHERS

Brigham, Clarence S., Paul Revere's Engravings. American Antiquarian Society, 1969. Includes color facsimiles of all of Revere's famous political cartoons.

* Fischer, David Hackett, Paul Revere's Ride. Oxford University Press, 1994.

* Forbes, Esther, Paul Revere and the World He Lived In. Houghton Mifflin Co., 1942, 1969.

Goss, Elbridge Henry, The Life of Colonel Paul Revere. Two Volumes. Boston: Joseph George Cupples, Publisher, 1891.

* Leehey, Patrick M., What Was the Name of Paul Revere's Horse: Twenty Questions About Paul Revere-Asked and Answered. Paul Revere Memorial Association, 1997.

Paul Revere's Boston: 1735-1818. Museum of Fine Arts, 1975.

* Paul Revere's Three Accounts of His Famous Ride. Massachusetts Historical Society, 1968. Copies of Revere's three handwritten accounts of the ride with transcriptions, the Longfellow poem, and an excellent introduction to the primary sources.

* Paul Revere-Artisan, Businessman and Patriot: The Man Behind the Myth. Paul Revere Memorial Association, 1988.

* Steblecki, Edith J., Paul Revere and Freemasonry. Paul Revere Memorial Association, 1985.

* Tourtellot, Arthur B., Lexington and Concord. Norton, 1963.

* Triber, Jayne E., A True Republican: The Life of Paul Revere. University of Massachusetts Press, 1998.


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