Katie’s Trunk- A Revolutionary War Book

Katie’s Trunk by Ann Turner illustrated by Ron Himler is a fascinating fiction book that takes place during the Revolutionary War.  This book follows a girl and her family, however Katie and her family are Loyalist which causes problems in her town.  This book is a great way to introduce the Revolutionary War to students.  It gives them a different perspective, makes them think about the different sides, and shows how the town was torn apart by revolution.   This book is valuable because it can be used in so many different ways!

Published by Macmillan, 1992

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