Books Related to the Ten Crucial Days Campaign

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  1. THE WINTER SOLDIERS: The Battles for Trenton and Princeton by Richard M. Ketchum.
  2. THE DAY IS OURS!: An Inside View of the Battles of Trenton and Princeton, November 1776-January 1777 by William M Dwyer
  3. THE LONG RETREAT: The Calamitous Defense of New Jersey, 1776 by Arthur S. Lefkowitz
  4. WASHINGTON'S CROSSING by David Hackett Fischer
  5. 1776 by David McCullough
  6. A PEOPLE HARRASSED AND EXHAUSTED, by Larry Kidder
  7. GEORGE WASHINGTON'S SURPRISE ATTACK: New Look at the Battle That Decided the Fate of America by Phillip Thomas Tucker (listed, but not recommended)
  8. RESCUING THE REVOLUTION, by David Price
  9. CROSSROADS OF THE REVOLUTION, by Larry Kidder

Overviews, Abridgments, and Essays

  1. THE BATTLE OF TRENTON/THE BATTLE OF PRINCETON: Two Studies by Samuel Stelle Smith
  2. NEW JERSEY IN THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION by Barbara J. Mitnick
  3. TRENTON AND PRINCETON 1776-77: Washington crosses the Delaware by David Bonk
  4. THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION IN NEW JERSEY: Where the Battlefront Meets the Home Front by James J. Gigantino II


Books for Young Readers Listed by Age Group

  1. Ages 5 - 9 CROSSING THE DELAWARE: George Washington Fights the Battle of Trenton by Arian Dean
  2. Ages 5 - 9 WHEN WASHINGTON CROSSED THE DELAWARE by Lynne Cheney
  3. Ages 6 – 9 REVOLUTIONARY WAR ON WEDNESDAY: Magic Tree House #22  by Mary Pope Osborne
  4. Ages 8 - 12 THE CROSSING: How George Washington Saved The American Revolution by Jim Murphy
  5. Ages 8 - 12 CROSSING THE DELAWARE: A History In Many Voices by Louise Peacock
  6. Ages 8 - 12 GEORGE WASHINGTON: The Crossing  by Jack E. Levin, Mark R. Levin
  7. Ages 12+ - TIME ENOUGH FOR DRUMS by Ann Rinaldi


These and other fine books and educational materials are available at your local library, or wherever books are sold.  Also check out the David Library of the American Revolution 215-493-6776, the gift shops at The Old Barracks Museum 609-396-1776, and Washington’s Crossing Historic Park 215-493-4076.


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