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Rush Limbaugh wrote Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims, the first in his children’s adventure series, to make American history fun!The book begins aboard the Mayflower and follows the Pilgrims through their first winter in the New World. American history teacher Rush Revere time-travels with two young students to see American history first-hand.

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