Independence Day

Celebrate Independence Day with one of these great books about the founding of America.

Title Author Cover
Whirlwind : the American Revolution and the war that won it John E Ferling Whirlwind : the American Revolution and the war that won it cover image
War & society in the American Revolution : mobilization and home fronts War & society in the American Revolution : mobilization and home fronts cover image
Taxes, the tea party, and those revolting rebels : a history in comics of the American Revolution Stanley Mack Taxes, the tea party, and those revolting rebels : a history in comics of the American Revolution cover image
Major General Israel Putnam : hero of the American Revolution Robert Ernest Hubbard Major General Israel Putnam : hero of the American Revolution cover image
The patriots : Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and the making of America Winston Groom The patriots : Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and the making of America cover image
Gentlemen scientists and revolutionaries : the Founding Fathers in the Age of Enlightenment Tom Shachtman Gentlemen scientists and revolutionaries : the Founding Fathers in the Age of Enlightenment cover image
The road to Valley Forge : how Washington built the army that won the Revolution John Buchanan The road to Valley Forge : how Washington built the army that won the Revolution cover image
The lost founding father : John Quincy Adams and the transformation of American politics William J Cooper The lost founding father : John Quincy Adams and the transformation of American politics cover image
Revolutionary mothers : women in the struggle for America's independence Carol Berkin Revolutionary mothers : women in the struggle for America's independence cover image
Rebels at sea : privateering in the American Revolution Eric Jay Dolin Rebels at sea : privateering in the American Revolution cover image
Samuel Adams : father of the American Revolution Mark Puls Samuel Adams : father of the American Revolution cover image
The men who lost America : British leadership, the American Revolution, and the fate of the empire Andrew Jackson O'Shaughnessy The men who lost America : British leadership, the American Revolution, and the fate of the empire cover image
The whites of their eyes : the Tea Party's revolution and the battle over American history Jill Lepore The whites of their eyes : the Tea Party's revolution and the battle over American history cover image
Past and prologue : politics and memory in the American Revolution Michael D Hattem Past and prologue : politics and memory in the American Revolution cover image
Boy soldiers of the American Revolution Caroline Cox Boy soldiers of the American Revolution cover image
The American Revolution : a world war The American Revolution : a world war cover image
The ghost ship of Brooklyn : an untold story of the American Revolution Robert P Watson The ghost ship of Brooklyn : an untold story of the American Revolution cover image
The founding conservatives : how a group of unsung heroes saved the American Revolution David Lefer The founding conservatives : how a group of unsung heroes saved the American Revolution cover image
American tempest : how the Boston Tea Party sparked a revolution Harlow G Unger American tempest : how the Boston Tea Party sparked a revolution cover image
Henry Knox's noble train : the story of a Boston bookseller's heroic expedition that saved the American Revolution William Hazelgrove Henry Knox's noble train : the story of a Boston bookseller's heroic expedition that saved the American Revolution cover image
The ideological origins of the American Revolution Bernard Bailyn The ideological origins of the American Revolution cover image
A guide to the battles of the American Revolution Theodore P Savas A guide to the battles of the American Revolution cover image
The founders at home : the building of America, 1735-1817 Myron Magnet The founders at home : the building of America, 1735-1817 cover image
Rebecca Dickinson : independence for a New England woman Marla R Miller Rebecca Dickinson : independence for a New England woman cover image
The cause : the American Revolution and its discontents, 1773-1783 Joseph J Ellis The cause : the American Revolution and its discontents, 1773-1783 cover image
The glorious cause : the American Revolution, 1763-1789 Robert Middlekauff The glorious cause : the American Revolution, 1763-1789 cover image
Lafayette : hero of the American Revolution Gonzague Saint Bris Lafayette : hero of the American Revolution cover image
Founding myths : stories that hide our patriotic past Ray Raphael Founding myths : stories that hide our patriotic past cover image
Boston's massacre Eric Hinderaker Boston's massacre cover image
Rebels at sea : privateering in the American Revolution Eric Jay Dolin Rebels at sea : privateering in the American Revolution cover image
One life to give : martyrdom and the making of the American Revolution John Fanestil One life to give : martyrdom and the making of the American Revolution cover image
Valcour : the 1776 campaign that saved the cause of liberty Jack Kelly Valcour : the 1776 campaign that saved the cause of liberty cover image
The whites of their eyes : the Tea Party's revolution and the battle over American history Jill Lepore The whites of their eyes : the Tea Party's revolution and the battle over American history cover image
Seeds of discontent : the deep roots of the American Revolution, 1650-1750 J Revell Carr Seeds of discontent : the deep roots of the American Revolution, 1650-1750 cover image
Revolutionary mothers : women in the struggle for America's independence Carol Berkin Revolutionary mothers : women in the struggle for America's independence cover image
Those turbulent sons of freedom : Ethan Allen's Green Mountain boys and the American Revolution Christopher S Wren Those turbulent sons of freedom : Ethan Allen's Green Mountain boys and the American Revolution cover image
The ghost ship of Brooklyn : an untold story of the American Revolution Robert P Watson The ghost ship of Brooklyn : an untold story of the American Revolution cover image
Being George Washington : the indispensable man, as you've never seen him Glenn Beck Being George Washington : the indispensable man, as you've never seen him cover image
American revolution for dummies Steve Wiegand American revolution for dummies cover image
Samuel Adams : a life Ira Stoll Samuel Adams : a life cover image
Samuel Adams : father of the American Revolution Mark Puls Samuel Adams : father of the American Revolution cover image
Tories : fighting for the King in America's first civil war Thomas B Allen Tories : fighting for the King in America's first civil war cover image
American spring : Lexington, Concord, and the road to revolution Walter R Borneman American spring : Lexington, Concord, and the road to revolution cover image
Valiant Ambition George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution. Nathaniel Philbrick Valiant Ambition George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution. cover image
Washington's general : Nathanael Greene and the triumph of the American Revolution Terry Golway Washington's general : Nathanael Greene and the triumph of the American Revolution cover image
The whites of their eyes : the Tea Party's revolution and the battle over American history Jill Lepore The whites of their eyes : the Tea Party's revolution and the battle over American history cover image
The Founding Fathers' guide to the constitution Brion T McClanahan The Founding Fathers' guide to the constitution cover image
The First Continental Congress Marylou Morano Kjelle The First Continental Congress cover image
In the hurricane's eye : the genius of George Washington and the victory at Yorktown Nathaniel Philbrick In the hurricane's eye : the genius of George Washington and the victory at Yorktown cover image
The common cause : creating race and nation in the American Revolution Robert G Parkinson The common cause : creating race and nation in the American Revolution cover image