Revolutionary Heroes

True Stories of Courage from America’s Fight for Independence

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What does it take to be a hero?

Whether in graphic novels or action movies, we all love superheroes. But real heroes are just regular people who rise to the challenge when the going gets tough. Like the heroes who won the American Revolutionary War.

Some became famous, some remained mostly unknown, but they are all models of courage under fire. These ordinary people followed their convictions, took tremendous risks, and faced death or prison if they failed. Yet they stuck to their principles, winning the most unlikely of victories. They not only shaped a new country but reshaped the world.

This book tells their stories. Stories of men, women, and young people who showed courage despite overwhelming odds during America's fight for freedom. These stories will inspire you to face your fears, stand up for what you believe in, and imagine a better future for yourself and your country.

Because the world needs real heroes--like you.

The Authors

  1. Pat Williams

    Pat Williams

    Pat Williams retired as senior vice president of the NBA's Orlando Magic in 2019 to head up an effort to bring major league baseball to Orlando. He has more than 50 years of professional sports experience, and has written more than 100 books, including the...

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  2. Jim Denney

    Jim Denney

    Jim Denney is the author of Walt's Disneyland, Answers to Satisfy the Soul, Writing in Overdrive, and the Timebenders series for young readers. He has written many books with Pat Williams, including Coach Wooden, The...

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