John Hancock : Independent Boy

Kathryn Cleven Sisson

Patrick Lawlor (Narrator)

01-01-06

2hrs 1min

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01-01-06

2hrs 1min

Abridgement

Unabridged

Genre

Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography

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“When learning about American heroes, young readers are often more eager to know about the famous people’s childhoods, rather than their adult accomplishments. These easy-to-read fictional biographies satisfy that curiosity.” ForeWord 

Young Patriots Series

The life of John Hancock, contemporary of Samuel Adams and Paul Revere and first person to sign the Declaration of Independence, is featured in this volume of the Young Patriots series. Detailing Hancock's early years, this work focuses on his relationship with boyhood friend, John Adams, and his academic struggles with what he would later become most famous for: his writings.

Praised by parents, teachers, and historians, the Young Patriots Series is an ideal way to sweep today's young readers into history. The everyday details of family life, the time period in which they lived, what they wore, and the challenges they faced in school create a window through which children can access history. The early evidence of character, responsibility, ability, and courage showcase situations to which every child can relate.

Praise

“When learning about American heroes, young readers are often more eager to know about the famous people’s childhoods, rather than their adult accomplishments. These easy-to-read fictional biographies satisfy that curiosity.” ForeWord 

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Language English
Release Day Dec 31, 2005
Release Date January 1, 2006
Series Display String The Young Patriots Series
Release Date Machine 1136073600
Imprint Blackstone Publishing
Provider Blackstone Publishing
Categories Children's Books, Biographies, Children/YA
Author Bio
Kathryn Cleven Sisson

Kathryn Cleven Sisson (1904–2002) was a journalist, publicist, and author of numerous books and articles. Her book, Famous American Patriots for Young People earned her the Dolly Madison Award from the Sons of the American Revolution, and she was a lifelong member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Narrator Bio
Patrick Lawlor

Patrick Lawlor, an award-winning narrator, is also an accomplished stage actor, director, and combat choreographer. He has worked extensively off Broadway and has been an actor and stuntman in both film and television. He has been an Audie Award finalist multiple times and has garnered several AudioFile Earphones Awards, a Publishers Weekly Listen-Up Award, and many starred audio reviews from Library Journal and Kirkus Reviews.

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Young Patriots Series

The life of John Hancock, contemporary of Samuel Adams and Paul Revere and first person to sign the Declaration of Independence, is featured in this volume of the Young Patriots series. Detailing Hancock's early years, this work focuses on his relationship with boyhood friend, John Adams, and his academic struggles with what he would later become most famous for: his writings.

Praised by parents, teachers, and historians, the Young Patriots Series is an ideal way to sweep today's young readers into history. The everyday details of family life, the time period in which they lived, what they wore, and the challenges they faced in school create a window through which children can access history. The early evidence of character, responsibility, ability, and courage showcase situations to which every child can relate.

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