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They Called Her Molly Pitcher

Written by Anne Rockwell

Illustrated by Cynthia Von Buhler

Dragonfly Books (2006)

During the Revolutionary War, Molly Hays followed her husband into battle, offered water to wounded soldiers, and took up her husband's job of firing a cannon after he was shot. Her story has become a beloved legend of American history.


“ The language is inviting, the story, exciting... a solid choice for introducing the legendary American heroine to primary students. ”

— School Library Journal

“ Rockwell gives [Molly Pitcher] star treatment in this stirring picture book biography. ”

— Publishers Weekly