Mr.Dacquino talks about his books at Colonial

Reporters Claudia Dodge and Alexandra Broege interview Mr. Dacquino.

Reporters Claudia Dodge and Alexandra Broege interview Mr. Dacquino.

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COLONIAL SCHOOL — Author Vincent Dacquino came to a town meeting on March 18 to talk about Sybil Ludington, the female Paul Revere. He wrote Sybil Ludington: Discovering the Life of a Revolutionary War Hero and is currently teaching at the Pelham Middle School. You can visit his website by clicking here.

Q: How many books have you written?
A: “About a dozen, and three are in Barnes and Noble and three are only sold in schools.”

Q: What made you want to write about Sybil Ludington?
A: “I passed her sign while driving, and she practically rode right in my backyard. She is kind of like a neighbor. I wanted to learn more about her.”

Q: How many books have you written about Sybil?
A: “Two, an adult one and a kids one.”

Q: Are you going to write more books?
A: “Absolutely, one about Rosa Parks.”

Editor’s note: Mr. Dacquino’s appearance was part of Colonial’s celebration of Women in History Month and sales of his book during the event benefited the PTA.

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