• Paul Revere Resources

     

    Media Center Resources

    BOOKS

     

    Fritz, J. (1996). And then what happened Paul Revere? New York: G.P Putnam’s.

     

    Call # 921; AR 5.3; Lexile 830

    Summary: “Describes some of the well-known as well as the lesser-known details of Paul Revere's life and exciting ride.”



    Jeffrey, G. (2012). Paul Revere and his midnight ride. New York; Gareth Stevens

    Publisher.

     

    Call # 974; AR 3.4; Lexile GN~600

    This is a graphic novel from the series Graphic Heros of the American Revolution.

    Summary: “Relates, in graphic novel format, the role Boston silversmith Paul Revere played in the American Revolution, particularly his ride through the countryside to sound the alarm that the British were about to attack, giving the Sons of the Liberty time to prepare.”



    Karapetkova, H. (2010). Riding with Paul Revere. Vero Beach, FL: Rourke Publishers.

     

    Call # 973; AR 4.7; Lexile GN860

    This is a graphic novel from a series called Illustrated History.

    Summary: “Provides a brief account of the beginning of the American Revolution and silversmith Paul Revere's historic ride to warn the patriots of the arrival of the British on the night of April 18, 1775.”

     

    Longfellow, H. W. (2003). Paul Revere’s ride: The landlord's tale. New York:

    HarperCollins.

     

    Call # 811; AR 5.7; Lexile ~850

    Summary: “An illustrated edition of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's long poem about Paul Revere's famous ride at the start of the American Revolution.”



    Niz, X. (2006). Paul Revere’s ride. Mankato; MN: Capstone Press.

     

    Call # B Rev; AR 3.7; Lexile GN530

    This is a graphic novel from the Graphic Library series.

    Summary: “An account of American patriot Paul Revere's famous ride to warn John Hancock and Sam Adams that the British were coming to arrest them and planning to seize weapons gathered by the colonial militia in preparation for the Revolutionary War.”

     

    VIDEO

     

    Liberty's Kids (2002). Midnight Ride. Los Angeles, CA; DIC Entertainment

    Corp.

     

    This on on Disc 1.

     

    GALILEO Resources

    Don’t forget, all of the resources within GALILEO are able to read to the students. Most can also be translated into most any language.

     

    Bell, J. (2001). Meet Paul Revere. Appleseeds, 4(2), 2.

    Lexile 850

    http://eds.b.ebscohost.com/eds/detail/detail?vid=4&sid=0fdda05c-03b6-4b4f-8c1e-15d9970700af%40sessionmgr198&hid=111&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWRzLWxpdmU%3d#AN=5415881&db=prh

     

    Revere, P. (2009). Paul Revere's account of his ride. Paul Revere's Account Of His Ride, 1.

    This is a primary source document. Click on the blue words to go to the document.

     

    Paul Revere. (2015). In Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved

    from http://school.eb.com/levels/elementary/article/353710

    Lexile 900

    This article includes many images and a 34 second video

     

    Paul Revere. (2015). In Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved

    from http://school.eb.com/levels/middle/article/276704

    Lexile 990


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    American Heroes Channel,  (2013). America: Facts versus Fiction: Founding Fathers.

    [Full Video]. Available from http://www.discoveryeducation.com/

     

    Running TIme: 22:01 (4 segments)

    -Includes the segment: The Real Ride of Paul Revere with a running time of 6:51

    Summary: “Investigates the truth behind America's early years by tracing the history of Paul Revere's midnight ride, the presidential succession, and the formation of the United States Constitution. The presentation uncovers the myths surrounding the legendary stories of our nation's birth.”

    http://app.discoveryeducation.com/player/view/assetGuid/865E03FC-FAA5-455B-859E-D3392C3CFCBA

     

    Discovery Education,  (2001). Heroes of American History. [Full Video]. Available from

    http://www.discoveryeducation.com/

     

    Video Segment:  Paul Revere and the Minutemen Running time: 7:13

    Summary: “On April 18, 1775, the British landed in Boston to seize weapons. Paul Revere and William Dawes warned people of their arrival and the Minutemen scored a victory over British Troops.”

     

    Internet Sources

     

    The Real Story of Paul Revere’s Ride

    https://www.paulreverehouse.org/ride/real.html

    Includes a map of the ride.

     

    Paul Revere

    http://www.history.com/topics/american-revolution/paul-revere

    From History.com includes links to short videos and related information like a “Sons of Liberty” infograph: here is the link: http://www.history.com/topics/american-revolution/paul-revere