For Educators: The Break

The-BreakThe Break: Tales From a Revolution – Nova Scotia

208 pages
Brief Candle Press, 2014


Susannah Mills is trying to put the pieces of her shattered life back together after she and her father flee their erstwhile neighbors in rebellious Massachusetts.When the American War of Independence visits the safe haven they have found in Nova Scotia, she must rely on her inner strength and help from new friends to keep her skin in one piece.

Great historical fiction can bring history to life in a way that is very difficult to accomplish in a classroom lecture, and the Tales From a Revolution books are acclaimed both for their historical accuracy and their rich storytelling.
To help you see how The Break can enhance your teaching of the American Revolution by showing your students that even stories we think we know well have more than one side, I invite you to download a free ebook version of the book for your review.  Simply click on the version that is compatible with your device or app, and follow the directions to load the file for reading.