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Thomas Paine and the Dangerous Word (edition 2018)

by Sarah Jane Marsh (Author)

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Title:Thomas Paine and the Dangerous Word
Authors:Sarah Jane Marsh (Author)
Info:Disney-Hyperion (2018), 80 pages
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THOMAS PAINE AND THE DANGEROUS WORD by Sarah Jane Marsh is an engaging picture book biography.

This fast-paced story traces Thomas Paine’s experiences growing up and exploring various careers. After meeting Benjamin Franklin and traveling to America, Paine takes a job editing a new magazine and finds success writing and debating important issues. The story describes his work publishing Common Sense and its impact on everyday people. The picture book concludes with information about his life and legacy after 1776, a timeline, bibliography, and quotations used in the book.

Librarians will find this book to be an easy and effective way to introduce the American Revolution and Thomas Paine to elementary students. Use this title to talk about primary sources. Pair it with other books about American founders.

Published by Disney-Hyperion on May 29, 2018. ARC courtesy of the publisher. ( )
  eduscapes | Oct 2, 2018 |
Great picture book biography of Thomas Paine. Do you know what the Dangerous Word was? I didn't and I don't think I'll tell but it appeared in his Common Sense brochure 22 times and was instrumental in causing the colonies to unite and rise up against British Rule. Highly recommend!
  wunderlong88 | Sep 17, 2018 |
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An introduction to the life of Thomas Paine reveals how he left behind his home in England, defying conventions in search of a more fulfilling life using his writing talents.

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