Adventures in the American Revolution
In the Annie Henry: Adventures in the American Revolution series, Susan Olasky gives young people an exciting look at life during America’s War of Independence. The series follows the life of Annie, daughter of the famous patriot Patrick Henry. In the midst of Annie’s adventures and frustrations, her faith is growing—and Annie is learning more about her need for God as she faces the challenges of growing up.
Includes all 4 books of this classic girls series!
Perfect for girls 8-12 years of age.
Good “read-alouds” to girls 6 or 7 years of age.
Book 1: Annie Henry and the Secret Mission
Drawing on the same courage and bravery she’s seen in her patriot father, Patrick Henry, young Annie Henry is on a secret mission to help bring freedom to America.
As she grows from a young girl to a teenager, Annie Henry’s character remains genuine in the six-year span captured so beautifully by Susan Olasky in her American Revolution series. Annie frequently queries her illustrious father, Patrick Henry, about the issues of the day. What she learns gives her the impulse to explore and sets the stage for exciting adventures. At times her faith is tested, but in the process she learns to trust in God anew.
Book 2: Annie Henry and the Birth of Liberty
Annie Henry is full of energy — too much energy. says her father, Patrick Henry. She always seems to be in the middle of all the excitement, and there’s plenty of that during the American Revolution.
Book 3: Annie Henry and the Mysterious Stranger
A new home in a governor’s mansion means new troubles for Annie. Not only are there high expectations for her, but a scary stranger begins bothering her because her dad is “important” .
Book 4: Annie and the Redcoats
Moving from the capital city Williamsburg to a frontier town doesn’t mean any fewer troubles for Annie! Especially when ending up in Richmond brings her closer to the Revolutionary War than she’d ever counted on.