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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (1,051 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Howard Fast Narrator: Jamie Hanes Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Historical novelist Howard Fast brings the past colorfully to life with his powerful stories. In his best-selling April Morning, he portrays a young man's introduction to the harsh realities of war during our nation's fight for independence. Fifteen-year-old Adam Cooper is anxcious to join the excitement and action of the Revolutionary War. On the morning of April 19, 1775, he stands beside his Massachusetts farmer father to face the redcoats marching out of Boston. But suddenly, his father falls on the village green, and Adam's hands are shaking as he shoots at columns of marching men. With realistic drama and riveting suspense, Howard Fast brings the glory and the agony of the colonial battlefield vividly to life. Download and start listening now!


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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Gabrielle | 2/15/2014

    " A historical fiction April Morning takes you throw life as a young boy fighting in the war. Loosing famy and friends and being left to care for the rest of the family will he reup to fight again? "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Barbara | 2/7/2014

    " Man, why do schools ruin books for kids? I read this book on my own as a teen because I wanted to read it. I honestly believe it helped to establish some of my ideas about war and the idea of "justifiable" war. But, why are there so many negative reviews on this site? Because teachers feel a need to force feed the kids every tiny piece of this book. Don't let them think for themselves. Make sure you discuss each and every word. Every nuance. Every thought. Every action. So by the time you have finished this unit, they wish the "shot heard round the world" had been aimed at Howard Fast. Such an excellent book told from the perspective of a young man who is basically a child. He thinks war is going to be exciting and glamorous. Instead he sees it in all its bloody gore and horror. He instantly becomes a man and learns what it means to fight for what you believe in and to fight against an injust government. What a tremendous book. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Susannah | 2/3/2014

    " i didnt really like this book. i did enjoy how the author broke it into groups though. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Tina | 1/29/2014

    " I know I had to read this sometime in high school. Pretty sure it was my junior year. If memory serves I relied heavily on cliffs notes to pass the test. "

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