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Washington City is burning

by Harriette Robinet

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Atheneum Books For Young Readers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Washington (D.C.)
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Juvenile fiction.,
    • United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Fiction.,
    • Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Capture by the British, 1814 -- Fiction.

    • About the Edition

      In 1814 Virginia, a slave in President Madison"s White House, experiences the burning of Washington by the invading British army.

      Edition Notes

      StatementHarriette Gillem Robinet.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.R553 Was 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination149 p. :
      Number of Pages149
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL797416M
      ISBN 100689807732
      LC Control Number95033382
      OCLC/WorldCa33014037

        Aug , marks the th anniversary of the British burning of Washington during the War of In August , British forces occupying the Chesapeake Bay began to sail up the . Washington Burning How A Frenchman's Vision of Our Nation's Capital Survived Congress, the Founding Fathers, and the Invading British Army (Book): Standiford, Les: Another wonderfully crafted narrative .

      Novelist and accomplished armchair historian Standiford (Writing/Florida International Univ.; Meet You in Hell: Andrew Carnegie, Henry Clay Frick, and the Bitter Partnership That Transformed America, , Author: Les Standiford.   Includes bibliography reference (pages ) "A Jean Karl book." In Virginia, a slave in President Madison's White House, experiences the burning of Washington by the invading Pages:

      THE BURNING OF WASHINGTON: THE BRITISH INVASION OF , by Anthony S. Pitch, Naval Institute Press, pages, $ Although the British invasion and the torching of the nation’s Author: Historynet Staff. Find book reviews and news on authors, fiction, non-fiction, biographies, memoirs, literature and children's books at The Washington Times.


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