The Untold Story of the Black Regiment: Fighting in the Revolutionary War; by Michael Burgan (2015) | The inspiring story of the black soldiers who fought in the Revolutionary War is important yet unfamiliar to many people. These soldiers served heroically to win the freedom of a nation where "all men are created equal". However, many of those who fought would not get to experience the freedom for which they risked their lives. Gr. 4-8.
Come All You Brave Soldiers; by Clinton Cox (2003) | A retelling of the American Revolution including what most history books leave out: The story of more than 5,000 black men who enlisted in the Continental Army and risked their lives to gain freedom for the country that oppressed them. "This book...demonstrates why one historical account is never enough to establish the facts, and the surprises to be found in good research." -Kirkus Reviews | Gr. 6-10.