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Susanna's Midnight Ride: Historical Research Is Fun!

I have a highly interactive approach and would love to tailor my talk to your child's specific interests. My goal is to bring history to life and install an interest in history that will last throughout your child's life.

Libby McNamee

45 Minute Program



  1. Susanna’s Place in History – The Girl Who Won the Revolutionary War
  2. The Importance of “Research”
  3. Yes, You Are A Writer – Learn to Express Yourself!
  4. The Elements of a Story – Setting, Plot, Character, Conflict, Theme, & Point-of-View
  5. The Five Senses – Touch, Taste, Hear, See, & Smell
  6. Details — Show, Don’t Tell
  7. The Power of Dialogue
  8. Outlining and Editing Your Draft
“Susanna’s Midnight Ride:The Girl Who Won the Revolutionary War” has a Lexile score of 800-900 and is geared to high-level 4th grade thru 9th grade, roughly ages 10-14, appealing to both boys and girls.

About the Author

An award-winning author and enthusiastic school speaker, Libby loves to visit America's historical sites - and get kids excited about history! "Susanna's Midnight Ride: The Girl Who Won the Revolutionary War" is based on a TRUE story and also offers a STUDY GUIDE.

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