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Caesar Rodney's Ride The Story of an American Patriot


By Jan Cheripko

Reading Level: Early Elementary School, Late Elementary School
Genre: Fiction
Publisher: Boyds Mills Press 2004

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The story of Caesar Rodney, who was determined to sign the Declaration of Independence.

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Caldecott Medal

Most distinguished American picture book for children (annually).

Newbery Medal

Most distinguished contribution to American literature for children (annually).

Coretta Scott King Award

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Golden Kite Award

Outstanding examples of text, illustration, fiction and nonfiction (four awards annually).

Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award

Outstanding work of historical fiction published by a U.S. publisher set in the New World.