Get your gun Sam s father said The British soldiers are coming this way Sam s father was a Minuteman Sam was ready in a minute.Father and son rushed to the village green Other Minutemen were already there Through the long night they waited and waited Then, at dawn, the soldiers came In this exciting I Can Read Book, Nathaniel Benchly recreates what it must have been like for a young boy to fight in the Battle of Lexington Arnold Lobel s vivid pictures give a poignant reality to the famous battle that marked the beginning of the American Revolution.