cover image Sam the Minuteman

Sam the Minuteman

Nathaniel Benchley. HarperCollins Publishers, $3.99 (62pp) ISBN 978-0-06-444107-0

Sam's family lives on a farm in Lexington, Mass.; one night his father wakes him up and tells him to get his gun, because the British are coming. ""Benchley's expressive words and Lobel's vivid drawings portray a realistic story,'' PW wrote. (4-8)