Salvar a la Campana de la Libertad (Saving the Liberty Bell)
From the Series Yo solo: Historia (On My Own History)
Eleven-year-old Johnny Mickley longed to be a hero and have some part in helping America gain its independence. The British Army was just miles away from colonial Philadelphia, planning to invade the city and melt down all of its famous bells for cannons. The colonists were worried, they had to save the bells, especially Old Independence, now called the Liberty Bell. They finally came up with a plan – and Johnny got to help! But would it be enough to keep the bells safe?
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 4|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||On My Own Books|
“This is an excellent series to entice Spanish-speaking beginning readers (and Spanish learners) to appreciate well-known events in the history of the United States.” —MultiCultural Review
Illustrator: Kevin Lepp
Author: Marty Rhodes Figley
Marty Rhodes Figley is the author of sixteen books, mostly about her favorite subject—remarkable people from our country's past. She earned her B.A. in American Studies from Mount Holyoke College. Marty, whose two children are grown, lives in Northern Virginia with her husband, Paul, and their Airedale terrier, Scarlett.