Salvar a la Campana de la Libertad (Saving the Liberty Bell)

From the Series Yo solo: Historia (On My Own History)

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 4   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

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?

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-0-82256-320-4
$38.65 $28.99
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Fiction
Subject Social Studies
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand On My Own Books
Imprint ediciones Lerner
Language Spanish
Publication Date 2005-08-01
BISACS JUV004020, JUV030060, JUV016140
Dewey [Fic]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
ATOS Reading Level 3.4
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 80551
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator note, Pronunciation guide, and Reviewed

Reviews

MultiCultural Review

“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.