Patriotic & Historical Books and Movies

Independence day

Here’s a list of some of the best historical and/or patriotic books and movies available at your library that you can read/watch during this time when we commemorate our American Independence. Hope everyone has a happy and safe holiday!

 

Books

 

1776 David McCullough

 

Washington: A Life Ron Chernow

 

Book of Ages: the Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin – Jill Lepore

 

Founding Brothers: the Revolutionary Generation – Joseph J. Ellis

 

Rise to Rebellion – Jeff Shaara

 

Alexander Hamilton – Ron Chernow

 

The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family – Annette Gordon-Reed

 

Alex and Eliza – Melissa de la Cruz

 

First Family: Abigail and John – Joseph Ellis

 

 

Movies

 

The Patriot

Saving Private Ryan

Glory

Hidden Figures

Selma

Top Gun

Harriet

1776

Published by on June 30, 2022
Last Modified August 10, 2022