A YOUNG DOCTOR JOINS WASHINGTON'S RAGGED ARMY AT VALLEY FORGE
It is essential that young readers understand the rights and freedoms that so many died to afford us. The beauty of historical fiction is that it makes it more personal, more real for young minds that don't care much about dates and events from long ago. For a real dose of For the new "studies" relativist history kooks, I think Joseph Plumb Martin's A Narrative of a Revolutionary Soldier will set you straight enough to put your crayons down (highly recommended).
And unlike the divisive (and foolish) identity politics of today, I hoped to impart that content of character, color blindness, and mutal respect should continue to unify all Americans. And who knows? If this story stirs a bored kid's curiosity enough to experience the actual I Have A Dream speach on Youtube, that would put them in the crowd that day, wouldn't it?