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Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims: Time-Travel Adventures with Exceptional Americans [Kindle Edition]

Rush Limbaugh
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,199 customer reviews)

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Book Description

Nationally syndicated radio talk-show host Rush Limbaugh has long wanted to make American history come to life for the children of his listeners, so he created the character of a fearless middle-school history teacher named Rush Revere, who travels back in time and experiences American history as it happens, in adventures with exceptional Americans. In this book, he is transported back to the deck of the Mayflower.

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Rush Limbaugh is host of The Rush Limbaugh Show—the nation’s highest-rated talk-radio program, with an audience of more than 20 million—and a #1 New York Times bestselling author. Visit

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  • File Size: 65737 KB
  • Print Length: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Threshold Editions (October 29, 2013)
  • Sold by: Simon and Schuster Digital Sales Inc
  • Language: English
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,736 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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731 of 809 people found the following review helpful
Format:Hardcover|Verified Purchase
Forget everything you think you know about Rush Limbaugh, read the book with an open mind, and you may be surprised at how quickly you get through this entertaining time-travel story!

It's primarily aimed at older kids, but can be enjoyed by anyone of any age. In fact, while reading it this morning I was reminded of the "Danny Dunn" books which I enjoyed back in the '60s and '70s, where Danny and his friends, helped by the Professor, traveled in time and/or space and learned a lot about science and history. I can easily see "Rush Revere" becoming a series that will evoke similar fond memories among today's kids.

The basic premise of the story is that "Rush Revere" (the character depicted on the side of Limbaugh's "Two if by Tea" bottles) is a substitute history teacher who has a talking horse "Liberty" (a very amusing character!). Rush and Liberty travel back into time and use a Smartphone to capture live videos of historical events as they happen, which they show their students as they happen. In this book, it's all about the Pilgrims and Puritans, and how/why they embarked on the Mayflower to the New World.

Please note that this is NOT a "polemic" book full of "conservative right-wing propaganda" (for those who think of Rush's show that way - I don't, but I know some do!). Any facts included which you may not have heard of can easily be verified as correct. So far I haven't found any "clunkers".

There are also lots of maps, photos and illustrations to help you figure out where the characters are and what they're up to.

Overall, as a former substitute teacher myself, I highly recommend this book for kids, teachers, parents - and anyone who loves a good historical time-travel story!
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386 of 441 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome October 29, 2013
Format:Hardcover|Verified Purchase
Started reading this morning before school with my 10 year old who struggles to love reading but in this case he was genuinely interested and didn't want to stop when it came time to leave! Can't wait until after school when we can continue the adventure together. THANK YOU!
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361 of 427 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Exciting American History for all ages October 29, 2013
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Rush Revere is a great way for parents and children to learn history together, simply by reading it in novel format. This book is written so young children can understand and enjoy it it, yet I tremendously enjoyed reading it as a parent. It is so refreshing to read history that is actually historically true, not revisionist history.
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373 of 444 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Leave political prejudices aside and enjoy the book... October 29, 2013
"Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims" by Rush Limbaugh is a book intended for kids and as such it should be seen without going into long political discussions.

The author who became widely known due to his radio talk-show career, said he wanted to make American history more accessible to children therefore he created fictional character Rush Revere who is able to travel through time.
Rush, who is history teacher will be going through the turbulent events of US history sharing adventures with famous Americans from the past.

Accompanied with his talking horse named liberty, it this story Rush Revere travels to the deck of the Mayflower learning children (his version) about the pilgrims and their role in establishing of United States.
Although author is saying that his book isn’t political agenda, and just the truth and history as said above it should be considered only as entertaining read what the author certainly succeeds with this book.

"Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims” is easy to read, it's funny, and if reader leave her/his political prejudices aside, she/he will be able to fully enjoy it.
Given that the population of children to whom the book is mainly intended, aren’t (yet) thinking about politics, I’m confident that they will like it a lot.
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381 of 468 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Rush writes a winner October 29, 2013
Format:Kindle Edition
I realize some people find Rush caustic, but in my opinion, he is the most articulate torch-bearer of conservative ideals -- namely, personal freedom and responsibility. This book is a much-needed addition to the conservative cause because it does three things exceptionally well: It entertains, it informs, and it manages to do so without grinding a political ax (honestly, I was surprised by this). This book is essentially a pop-history book aimed at 10-13 year-olds, but it will work well for younger kids and high-schoolers. And yes, adults will likely be tremendously entertained as well.

In some ways, the book feels sort of like the "Magic School Bus" series -- Rush Revere, a middle school teacher, travels back in time to witness the Pilgrims. The schtick works, however unappealing it originally sounded to me, and the book does one very important thing (I cannot make this point clearly enough): it teaches the values of the Pilgrims and draws the connecting line between those values and modern conservatism. It does not "preach" modern conservatism into the Pilgrim narrative. I was quite concerned that Rush (as much as I love him) would do more of the latter than the former, and found this a pleasant surprise.

I cannot recommend this book highly enough. Five stars and two thumbs up!

2012 Election: The 106 BEST Reasons NOT to Vote for Obama -- This little book is probably my best Kindle buy ever (politics-wise). Tons of research, active internet links, and still-relevant info (despite having been written before the last election).
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Finally - History That's Fun
I bought three of these. They are all being well used by me and my grandkids. I am a retired professor, and I highly recommend this book for everyone.
Published 4 hours ago by W. Davis
5.0 out of 5 stars Our family have both books and love them. They are so educational and...
Our family have both books and love them. They are so educational and fun to read! Thank's to Rush for writing such wonderful, interesting books!
Published 6 hours ago by Donna Noel
5.0 out of 5 stars A must have
Far more education wrapped up in a story than most kids will ever learn in school. And it's fun to read so they'll actually absorb it.
Published 8 hours ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Great book!
I bought this for my grand nephew. I know he'll enjoy it and share it with his sisters when they are old enough.
Published 10 hours ago by S. Dubisky
5.0 out of 5 stars Bit hit with 11 year old grandon!
When he got this book from us at Christmas he did not seem thrilled but one he started reading it he absolutely loved it and asked if there was another book like it. Read more
Published 13 hours ago by Mr. T
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Fun!
Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims is a great source of entertainment and instruction for young and old alike. Read more
Published 20 hours ago by James B.
4.0 out of 5 stars Enjoyable
Although this is written for our youth, I like the way Rush covers pertinent info about the Pilgrims and I certainly learned from it, Dave
Published 1 day ago by Sandra M. Smith
3.0 out of 5 stars Children's Book
I am a history buff but did not realize this was written for kids. Does give some historical facts but is based on a fictional flying horse. Read more
Published 1 day ago by connclpr
1.0 out of 5 stars Huge omission at the beginning of this book!
Rush's account of the Pilgrims' journey to the new world is far less than accurate! He totally omits John Carver from the book and lists William Bradford as the organizer of the... Read more
Published 1 day ago by Kerry Veach
5.0 out of 5 stars A Rush to read
It is amazing that a children's book could read so well. I know adults who could use the lessons taught in this book.
Published 1 day ago by chrisharris
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Are you saying that our government is so fragile that one man can cause it to stop functioning? Actually, I agree with you, but that man's name is Harry Reid. Take your own advise and do your own thinking.
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