Marquis de Lafayette: Fighting for America's Freedom

Marquis de Lafayette: Fighting for America's Freedom

Lisa Colozza Cocca (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427191359

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Description

The Marquis de Lafayette was a young aristocrat from France who played a key role in the success of the American Revolution. From a wealthy family with a military history, he admired the struggle for independence in the American colonies and crossed the Atlantic Ocean to fight on the side of the colonists. Readers will learn how he became a longtime friend of the future president, George Washington, and how his skills both on the battlefield and in persuading the government of France to support the American colonists, earned him a lasting legacy in the history of the United States.

Reading Level
Lexile
930L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
V
ATOS
6.6
DRA
50
Categories
Genre
History
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Type
Non-Fiction
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