Akiva Akkad and the Sons of Liberty Chapter 1
The Key to Adventure
“Gad Zooks!” Proclaimed Akiva Akkad, nose in his book in the center of the public library. He was promptly shushed by a librarian, but in his excitement he hardly noticed. He pulled the sleeve of his friend Ollie. “Say, did you ever hear about the Sons of Liberty?”
Ollie only shrugged.
The two bosom friends couldn't agree on where to spend their day, so they flipped a coin and Ollie's aspirations of seeing a baseball game went up in smoke. Now, like other times they'd whiled away hours in the New York public library, Akiva was ensnared in a book and couldn't resist sharing it.
He asked the question again.
Ollie looked lazily up from his magazine “Sure, a long time ago, in school. Why?”
“I'm reading about their exploits now. I tell you, Ollie, those fellas were really something! Heroic men like Paul Revere