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Author Lantos, Jeff, author.

Title Why Longfellow lied : the truth about Paul Revere's midnight ride / Jeff Lantos.

Publication Info. Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, [2021]


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 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 811 Longfellow,H LAN    Available
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Description xxv, 134 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
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Summary "Unravel the mystery of how and why Henry Wadsworth Longfellow twisted historical facts when he penned his famous poem, 'Paul Revere's Ride'"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: You'll thank me -- The poem: "Paul Revere's ride" -- Prologue: Why so quiet? -- Dr. Warren gets the lowdown -- Nothing iffy about it -- Across the Charles -- Seeing the lights -- A very good horse -- Hello, Mr. Dawes -- Trouble -- Dr. Prescott rides on -- First blood -- "For God's sake, fire!" -- Battle Road -- American mythology.
Subject Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882. Paul Revere's ride -- Juvenile literature.
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 -- Criticism and interpretation -- Juvenile literature.
Revere, Paul, 1735-1818 -- Juvenile literature.
Massachusetts -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781580899338 (reinforced for library use)

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