William Henry Harrison: Young Tippecanoe Audiobook, by Howard Peckham Play Audiobook Sample

William Henry Harrison: Young Tippecanoe Audiobook

William Henry Harrison: Young Tippecanoe Audiobook, by Howard Peckham Play Audiobook Sample
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Read By: Patrick Lawlor Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Listen Time: at 1.0x Speed 1.33 hours at 1.5x Speed 1.00 hours at 2.0x Speed Series: The Young Patriots Series Release Date: January 2007 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781481539494

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Longest Chapter Length:

12:16 minutes

Shortest Chapter Length:

02:01 minutes

Average Chapter Length:

08:29 minutes

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Meet our ninth US president before his famous victory over the native chief Tecumseh in the Battle of Tippecanoe. Young readers will thrill to “Billy” Harrison’s dramatic rescue of his sister, Sally, as she struggles to stay afloat after falling into a river, and admire his courage when he captures a British soldier at the age of eight. Find out more about these and the rest of Billy’s boyhood adventures.

Praised by parents, teachers, and historians, the Young Patriots Series is an ideal way to sweep today’s young readers into history. The everyday details of family life, the time period in which they lived, what they wore, and the challenges they faced in school create a window through which children can access history. The evidence of character, ability, responsibility, and courage are showcased in situations to which every child can relate.

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“William Henry Harrison: Young Tippecanoe is a superb biography for young readers…a welcome, very highly recommended addition to school and community biography collections for children.”

— Midwest Book Review 


  • “This latest book in the Young Patriots Series reveals how storytelling can turn dusty historical figures into friends and heroes.”

    — Today's Librarian
  • “An outstanding contribution to children’s literature. Patria Press has succesfully reintroduced America’s past with this fine series for children.”

    — The Review Zone
  • “A much needed look into the early life of a famous American.”

    — Kay W. Terry, EdD, School of Integrated Studies in Teacher Education, Western Kentucky University

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About Howard Peckham

Howard Peckham (1910–1995) was a professor emeritus of history at the University of Michigan. Aside from writing several books for both children and adults, he was also a founder and early editor of American Heritage.

About Patrick Lawlor

Patrick Lawlor, an award-winning narrator, is also an accomplished stage actor, director, and combat choreographer. He has worked extensively off Broadway and has been an actor and stuntman in both film and television. He has been an Audie Award finalist multiple times and has garnered several AudioFile Earphones Awards, a Publishers Weekly Listen-Up Award, and many starred audio reviews from Library Journal and Kirkus Reviews.