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Counter Meet the amazing women of the American Revolution. From Nancy Morgan Hart, who captured enemy soldiers, to 15-year-old Betty Zane, who dodged bullets while running for gunpowder to save patriot lives—Patriots in Petticoats celebrates 24 of America’s most daring and overlooked patriots!

Written with a compelling, light touch and packed with photographs, period art, maps, and timelines, Patriots in Petticoats is young nonfiction at its best—entertaining, engaging, and empowering!


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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: United States History Revolution, 1775-1783 Women Juvenile literature, United States History Revolution, 1775-1783 Participation, Female Juvenile literature, United States History Revolution, 1775-1783 Biography Juvenile literature, Women United States Biography Juvenile literature, Women heroes United States Biography Juvenile literature, United States History Revolution, 1775-1783 Women, United States History Revolution, 1775-1783 Participation, Female, Women Biography