2007 New Jersey Press Foundation.
All Rights Reserved.
This story about Thomas Paine was printed in New Jersey and Pennsylvania
newspapers over eight weeks, beginning the second
week of September 2007. A text version of each
chapter is posted on this website and a PDF version of each
chapter also is available (see the table of contents).
The Serialized Story Guide
for Teachers, Students and Families (see the table of contents) was written by Antonette
Bomentre-Walter of the Burlington County
Times (Willingboro, N.J.) and by Chris
Yatchyshyn of the Bucks County Courier Times
The New Jersey Press
Foundation adapted Thomas Paine: An American
Patriot from a manuscript by Mae Kramer
Silver, president of the Thomas Paine Society of
Bordentown, N.J. The right to publish the content
of this eight-chapter story and her additional
writing about Thomas Paine was purchased from
Mrs. Silver by the New Jersey Press
Foundation and the Pennsylvania Newspaper
Graphic design of the chapters
printed in newspapers was done by Terry Bellucci
of The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.).
Table of Contents
information is presented in order to enhance the
of the story Thomas Paine: An American