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Susannah and the Midnight Ride and Dolley Madison and the War of 1812

Sagebrush Publishing
http://www.libbymcnamee.com/

Susanna's Midnight Ride: The Girl Who Won the Revolutionary War tells how a 16-year-old girl exhibited unbelievable bravery and thereby changed the course of history. The tale unravels over twenty-six chapters. The book also includes an epilogue, afterword, and acknowledgments. It is 219 pages.

The Study Guide for Susanna's Midnight Ride is sixty-one pages long. It includes one page of academic information and how it applies to Virginia Standards of Learning, a page about the author and the book, and two pages on the House Joint Resolution No. 649 for Susanna Bolling Day. (She truly deserves her own day!) The study guide devotes one page to each chapter of the novel. Answers are included.

Dolley Madison and the War of 1812: America's First Lady consists of thirty-two short chapters plus an epilogue, author's note, selected bibliography, and acknowledgments. Also included are four of Dolley Madison's favorite recipes woven into the story. The book is 237 pages long.

The Study Guide for Dolley Madison and the War of 1812 is seventy-two pages long. It includes two pages of academic information and how it applies to Virginia Standards of Learning, a page about the author and the book, and a complete synopsis of the story. The study guide devotes one page to each chapter of the novel. Answers are included.

McNamee's novels are examples of living books at their finest. These are stories from long ago that seem to be taking place in real-time. McNamee wrote in first person and present tense, allowing readers to live the adventures and fully experience these historical moments. Readers and listeners will feel the characters' emotions, picture the surroundings, join the excitement, and even smell the smells of the settings.

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This is part of a review of two historical novels Susannah and the Midnight Ride and Dolley Madison and the War of 1812. Read the full review on our site which includes more details about the stories and accompanying study guides.

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