This story is based on my children's genealogical records and my study of the time period of the American Revolution. I hoped that middle-grade students would identify with, and be inspired by the loyalty and courage of the true character,teen-aged Joseph. Though he was actually impressed as a wagoner for the British, I've fictionalized his dangerous spying adventures with an underground group, an...
Paperback: 156 pages
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; number 1 edition (April 27, 2016)
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.4 x 8.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 5374092
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I thoroughly enjoyed reading Mary Schoenecker's book The Red Cockade. Set on Long Island during the American Revolution, it shows how ordinary people performed extraordinary and dangerous deeds. Specifically, Ms. Schoenecker presents us with a young ...
geous loyalty to his friend, Martin. Vignettes of Martin's soldiering with the Continental Army are interspersed with Joseph's struggles to help the Patriot cause at home on the farm. The Red Cockade was read by middle school students. Their input is written as comments on the acknowledgements page.