A tale of historical fiction for kids age 7 and up, I Survived the American Revolution, 1776 is told from the perspective of 11-year old Nathaniel Knox from New York. Nathaniel runs away from the home of his cruel Uncle, intending to join the crew of a ship and go to sea. He ends up in the middle of the Revolutionary War's Battle of Brooklyn instead. As kids read of Nate's thrilling and dangerous journey into the heart of the Revolutionary War, they might actually learn about American history! It's a wonderful summer break read that can spur family discussion about the meaning of the 4th of July. This is an 144 page paperback book, 0.44 inches high by 7.63 inches long by 5.25 inches wide. I Survived the American Revolution, 1776 by Lauren Tarshi is the 15th book in her New York Times bestselling series of stories about young people and their resilience and strength in the midst of unimaginable disasters.