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Judy Moody Declares Independence by Megan McDonald
Illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds

On December 16, 1773, the Boston Tea Party took place. The details of the event have always sounded a bit like a college prank to me. A bunch of rebels, dressed up in disguise with faces painted, descend on a small British ship and dump some boxes of tea overboard. Of what significance would such […]


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