Cloaked in Courage: Uncovering Deborah Sampson, Patriot Soldier
The remarkable story of Deborah Sampson, a woman who fought in the American Revolution disguised as a man—and who ends up finding her true identity and purpose in life.
Deborah Sampson didn’t like being told what to do, especially by the King of England. Fiercely independent, 18-year-old Deborah enlists as Robert Shurtliff in George Washington’s Continental Army to fight for her country’s independence. But being a soldier is hard, dangerous work. Can she fight for her country and keep her identity a secret? Can she also discover who she really is and find her true purpose? This unbelievable story from American history about a woman with a rebel spirit will inspire and enlighten young readers.
- Pages: 48 pages
- Author: Beth Anderson
- Reading Age: 7-10 years old
- Grade Level: 2-5
- Dimensions: approx. 9" x 0.5" x 11"