Haym Salomon

Haym Salomon

American Patriot

Book - 2007
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"The story of one of Americas first true patriots" Everyone knows Revolutionary War figures George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, and Paul Revere, but Haym Salomon was also an important hero, and his accomplishments are finally gaining recognition in this biography that will entertain as it introduces its unique subject. Haym was one of the few Jewish patriots of the time. His knowledge of languages and currencies made him an exceptional man in pre-Revolution New York. Incredibly valuable to the revolutionary cause, Haym risked his life and his fortune, went to prison, and was forced to abandon his home and familyall for the sake of American independence. Acclaimed author Susan Goldman Rubin, along with illustrator David Slonim, brings Hayms remarkable story to life.
Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2007.
ISBN: 9780810910874
081091087X
Call Number: 921 SALOMON
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Subjects: Salomon, Haym, 1740-1785 -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Participation, Jewish -- Juvenile literature.
Bankers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Jews -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Revolutionaries -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Additional Contributors: Slonim, David - Illustrator

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