Independence Day

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

Title Author Cover
Revolutionaries : a new history of the invention of America Jack N Rakove Revolutionaries : a new history of the invention of America cover image
James Fenimore Cooper : two novels of the American Revolution James Fenimore Cooper James Fenimore Cooper : two novels of the American Revolution cover image
Anglicizing America : empire, revolution, republic Anglicizing America : empire, revolution, republic cover image
Revolutionary War almanac John C Fredriksen Revolutionary War almanac cover image
Slave nation : how slavery united the colonies & sparked the American Revolution Alfred W Blumrosen Slave nation : how slavery united the colonies & sparked the American Revolution cover image
Liberty's children : stories of eleven Revolutionary War children Scotti Cohn Liberty's children : stories of eleven Revolutionary War children cover image
Revolutionary medicine : the Founding Fathers and mothers in sickness and in health Jeanne E Abrams Revolutionary medicine : the Founding Fathers and mothers in sickness and in health cover image
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
The counter-revolution of 1776 : slave resistance and the origins of the United States of America Gerald Horne The counter-revolution of 1776 : slave resistance and the origins of the United States of America cover image
Forging America : ironworkers, adventurers, and the industrious revolution John BezĂ­s-Selfa Forging America : ironworkers, adventurers, and the industrious revolution cover image
Fields of the fatherless : a new history novel Elaine Marie Cooper Fields of the fatherless : a new history novel cover image
King's mountain : a ballad novel Sharyn McCrumb King's mountain : a ballad novel cover image
Killing England : the brutal struggle for American independence Bill O'Reilly Killing England : the brutal struggle for American independence cover image
Homework helpers. U.S. history (1492-1865) : from the discovery of America through the Civil War Ron Olson Homework helpers. U.S. history (1492-1865) : from the discovery of America through the Civil War cover image
Washington's Immortals : the untold story of an elite regiment who changed the course of the Revolution Patrick K O'Donnell Washington's Immortals : the untold story of an elite regiment who changed the course of the Revolution cover image
The founders on the founders : word portraits from the American revolutionary era The founders on the founders : word portraits from the American revolutionary era cover image
Woods runner Gary Paulsen Woods runner cover image
A matter of honor William C Hammond A matter of honor 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
Peter Oliver : the Loyalist perspective on the American Revolution Louis Garafalo Peter Oliver : the Loyalist perspective on the American Revolution cover image
Lafayette : his extraordinary life and legacy Donald Miller Lafayette : his extraordinary life and legacy cover image
Slave nation : how slavery united the colonies & sparked the American Revolution Alfred W Blumrosen Slave nation : how slavery united the colonies & sparked the American Revolution cover image
In the eye of all trade : Bermuda, Bermudians, and the maritime Atlantic world, 1680-1783 Michael Jarvis In the eye of all trade : Bermuda, Bermudians, and the maritime Atlantic world, 1680-1783 cover image
The Revolutionary War Era Randall Huff The Revolutionary War Era cover image
An American crisis : George Washington and the dangerous two years after Yorktown, 1781-1783 William M Fowler An American crisis : George Washington and the dangerous two years after Yorktown, 1781-1783 cover image
A place to grow : the culture of Sudbury Valley School Daniel Greenberg A place to grow : the culture of Sudbury Valley School cover image
Braddock's Defeat : the Battle of the Monongahela and the road to revolution David L Preston Braddock's Defeat : the Battle of the Monongahela and the road to revolution cover image
How the French saved America : soldiers, sailors, diplomats, Louis XVI, and the success of a Revolution Tom Shachtman How the French saved America : soldiers, sailors, diplomats, Louis XVI, and the success of a Revolution cover image
The citizenship revolution : politics and the creation of the American union, 1774-1804 Douglas Bradburn The citizenship revolution : politics and the creation of the American union, 1774-1804 cover image
Boston, 1775 : the shot heard around the world Brendan Morrissey Boston, 1775 : the shot heard around the world cover image
Samuel Adams : the life of an American revolutionary John K Alexander Samuel Adams : the life of an American revolutionary cover image
One day in history--July 4, 1776 One day in history--July 4, 1776 cover image
Angel in the whirlwind : the triumph of the American Revolution Benson Bobrick Angel in the whirlwind : the triumph of the American Revolution cover image
Enduring battle : American soldiers in three wars, 1776-1945 Christopher H Hamner Enduring battle : American soldiers in three wars, 1776-1945 cover image
Sex and the founding fathers : the American quest for a relatable past Thomas A Foster Sex and the founding fathers : the American quest for a relatable past cover image
The story of land and sea : a novel Katy Simpson Smith The story of land and sea : a novel cover image
Women in the American Revolution : gender, politics, and the domestic world Women in the American Revolution : gender, politics, and the domestic world cover image
The people's war : original voices of the American Revolution Noel Rae The people's war : original voices of the American Revolution cover image
Defiance of the patriots : the Boston Tea Party & the making of America Benjamin L Carp Defiance of the patriots : the Boston Tea Party & the making of America cover image
Clothed in robes of sovereignty : the Continental Congress and the people out of doors Benjamin H Irvin Clothed in robes of sovereignty : the Continental Congress and the people out of doors cover image
With fire and sword : the battle of Bunker Hill and the beginning of the American Revolution James L Nelson With fire and sword : the battle of Bunker Hill and the beginning of the American Revolution cover image
Lincoln and the American manifesto Allen Jayne Lincoln and the American manifesto cover image
Revolutionary networks : the business and politics of printing the news, 1763-1789 Joseph M Adelman Revolutionary networks : the business and politics of printing the news, 1763-1789 cover image
The papers of General Nathanael Greene Nathanael Greene The papers of General Nathanael Greene cover image
Founding martyr : the life and death of Dr. Joseph Warren, the American Revolution's lost hero Christian Di Spigna Founding martyr : the life and death of Dr. Joseph Warren, the American Revolution's lost hero 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
Long, obstinate, and bloody : the Battle of Guilford Courthouse Lawrence Edward Babits Long, obstinate, and bloody : the Battle of Guilford Courthouse cover image
Ghost legion : a frontier story Johnny D Boggs Ghost legion : a frontier story 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
American heroes : profiles of men and women who shaped early America Edmund S Morgan American heroes : profiles of men and women who shaped early America cover image