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Homework Help: War of 1812 Books

Virtual homework help for students and Teacher Resources.


  • Francis Scott Key: patriotic poet, 2003 JB Key
  • Francis Scott Key, 1994
  • Francis Scott key, 1991
  • James Madison JB Madison (many titles)
  • Dolley Madison: courageous first lady JB Madison

Jean Laffite

  • Patriotic Fire: Andrew Jackson and Jean Laffite at the Battle of New Orleans 973.5239 Groom
  • The Pirates Laffite B Laffite, J
  • Black Falcon by Armstrong Sperry J Sperry
  • Jean Laffite and the Big ol’ Whale JPB Fox

War of 1812

  • The War of 1812, a primary source history of America’s second war with Britain. J973.52 Sonneborn (lib use only)
  • The War of 1812 by Miriam Greenblatt J973.52 Greenblatt
  • The Young Republic by Michael Weber J973 Weber
  • The War of 1812 by Scott Marquette J973.52 Marquette
  • The War of 1812 by Diana Childress J973.52 Childress
  • The War of 1812 by Andrew Santella J973.52 Santella
  • The War of 1812 by Rebecca Stefoff J973.52 Stefoff
  • War of 1812 by Kathlyn Gay J973.52 Gay
  • The War of 1812 by Peter Bosco J973.52 Bosco
  • By the Dawn’s Early Light: the story of the Star-Spangled Banner J349.73092 Kroll
  • The War of 1812: ‘we have met the enemy and they are ours’ by Karen Clemens Warrick J973.52 Warrick
  • The National Anthem by Patricia Ryan Quiri J973.52 Quiri
  • Primary Source Accounts of the War of 1812 J973.52 Bozonelis
  • Cornstalks and Cannonballs by Barbara Mitchell J973.52 Mitchell
  • Fort McHenry by Charles Maynard J975.26 Maynard
  • Francis Scott Key and the Star Spangled Banner J973.52 Bowdish
  • Maryland by Thomas Streissguth J975.202 Streissguth
  • Famous American Revolutionary War Heroes J 920 Hirsch
  • The Louisiana Purchase in American History J973.46 Gaines

Films & ebooks

  • United States History. From 1809-1865, America Divided J DVD United
  • The War of 1812 by Miriam Greenblatt [ebook](same title is also available in print format)