The book is packed with facts, and investigates all aspects of your
life as a Revolutionary Soldier in the US Army, including your pay
and food, your uniform, the weapons you'll use, and battle
tactics. The book features illustrations of contemporary characters
and artefacts to elucidate the text. Informative captions, a quiz,
a complete glossary and an index make this title an ideal
educational text. It fits into the guidelines for National Literacy
Strategy at KS2. It helps to achieve the goals of the Scottish
Standards Curriculum 5-14.
Thomas Ratcliff studied American History at the University of Connecticut. He has taught English and History in junior and senior schools and at college level. He is also co-author of several young adult historical novels set in the Civil War era. John James was born in London in 1959. He studied at Eastbourne College of Art and has specialised in historical reconstruction since leaving school in 1982.