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Crossing Ebenezer Creek

Tonya Bolden · Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

When Mariah and her young brother Zeke are suddenly freed from slavery, they join Sherman's march through Georgia. Mariah wants to believe that the brutalities of slavery are behind them, but even as hope glimmers, there are many hardships yet to come. When she meets a free black named...
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With Every Drop of Blood

James Collier · Delacorte Books for Young Readers; First Edition edition
Pages: 235
Format: Hardcover

The authors of My Brother Sam Is Dead examine the causes of the Civil War in the tale of an unlikely friendship formed between a Yankee soldier who is a runaway slave and the Rebel boy he captures.
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A Soldier's Secret: The Incredible True Story of Sarah Edmonds, a Civil War Hero

Marissa Moss · Harry N. Abrams
Format: Hardcover

Historical fiction at its best, this novel by bestselling author Marissa Moss tells the story of Sarah Emma Edmonds, who masqueraded as a man named Frank Thompson during the Civil War. Among her many adventures, she was a nurse on the battlefield and a spy for the Union Army, and was captured...
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Riot

Walter Dean Myers · Egmont USA
Pages: 164
Format: Hardcover

As the Civil War rages, another battle breaks out behind the lines. During a long hot July in 1863, the worst race riots the United States has ever seen erupt in New York City. Earlier that year, desperate for more Union soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln instituted a draft-a draft...
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Soldier's Heart: Being the Story of the Enlistment and Due Service of the Boy Charley Goddard in the First Minnesota Volunteers

Gary Paulsen · Delacorte Press
Pages: 106
Format: Print book

Gary Paulsen introduces readers to Charley Goddard in his latest novel, Soldier's Heart. Charley goes to war a boy, and returns a changed man, crippled by what he has seen. In this captivating tale Paulsen vividly shows readers the turmoil of war through one boy's eyes and one boy's...
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The River Between Us

Richard Peck · Dial; First Edition edition
Pages: 164
Format: Audio CD

Richard Peck is a master of stories about people in transition, but perhaps never before has he told a tale of such dramatic change as this one, set during the first year of the Civil War. The whole country is changing in 1861-even the folks from a muddy little Illinois settlement on the banks...
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Amelia's War

Ann Rinaldi · Scholastic Press
Pages: 265
Format: Print book

As the Civil War rages, Amelia's Maryland town is beset by divisions. Even she and her best friend Josh disagree. Amelia vows not to take sides, until the Confederate troops march into town...led by Josh's uncle.
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The Last Full Measure

Ann Rinaldi · HMH Books for Young Readers; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

As Confederate and Union soldiers take over their town, the local residents can do little more than hunker down in their homes while cannon and gunfire explode around them. But the battles are not only fought between soldiers. At home, fourteen-year-old Tacy and her disabled brother lock...
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My Vicksburg

Ann Rinaldi · HMH Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Claire Louise Corbett and her Confederate family flee their home as Union soldiers shell their town of Vicksburg, Mississippi. They venture out from the safety of a cave only three times a day, when the Union army takes their meals at eight in the morning, noon, and eight at night. Although...
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Uncertain Glory

Lea Wait · Islandport Press
Pages: 203
Format: Hardcover

Joe Wood has big dreams. He wants to be a newspaperman, and though he's only thirteen, he's already borrowed money for the equipment to start his own press. But it's April 1861, and the young nation is teetering on the brink of a civil war. He has to help Owen, his young assistant,...
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Brotherhood

Anne Westrick · Viking Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

The year is 1867, the South has been defeated, and the American Civil War is over. But the conflict goes on. Yankees now patrol the streets of Richmond, Virginia, and its citizens, both black and white, are struggling to redefine their roles and relationships. By day, fourteen-year-old...
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