The Battle of Bunker Hill was the first major battle of the Revolutionary War. It happened on Breed's Hill outside of Boston, MA. The Patriots were determined to hold the hill while the British Redcoats mounted numerous attacks. Prescott gave his famous command not to shoot until they saw the whites of their opponents' eyes. The Patriots lost the battle, but they proved that they would stand firm and fight courageously. The author uses her photographs, several artists' renditions, and text to tell this story. Also included is an quick experiment activity to illustrate just how close the two sides were before the Americans started shooting.