78 results found for "The Civil War" books

book by Norma Jean Lutz (view book)
I liked this book because Elise is so much like a real girl of today, even though the story takes place during the 1800s. She has a sense of humor and is very sharp and smart. Elise faces some really tough problems but relies on her faith to give her more
Genres: Adventure, Historical Fiction
Ages: 12 and up
book by Jinx Julian Olson (view book)
Aside from a few editing errors, I believe this book is well put together. The writing is good grammatically and the story is interesting and keeps the reader wanting to read and learn more. The books theme of wandering and exile might make the more
Genres: Educational, Historical Fiction
Ages: 8 - 12
book by Wilborn Hampton (view book)
Wilborn Hampton is a talented reporter who put himself in the midst of the conflicts in the Middle East to capture and document the shocking events of the civil war known as Black September. He wrote about his own observations. When I read this book more
Genres: Educational, Nonfiction
Ages: 12 and up
book by Ray Conlogue (view book)
The book opens in 1403, when there is civil war in China. The Emperor Hui Dis uncle Zhu Di claims he is the rightful heir to the throne. Under Zhu Dis skilled eunuch general Zheng He, his army is besieging the Chinese capital city of Nanjing. The more
Genres: Adventure, Historical Fiction
Ages: 12 and up
by John William Huelskamp
"A consistently compelling read from beginning to end, Friends of the Wigwam: A Civil War Story is a deftly written work of fiction that is quite accurately factual in background details...very highly recommended for community library General Fiction more
Genres: Historical Fiction
Ages: Adult
book by Geoffrey C. Ward (view book)
This is a great book about the Civil War with excellent pictures and descriptions of every part of the war. I really liked this book and felt that the pictures did an excellent job illustrating the text. more
Genres: Anthology, Educational, Historical Nonfiction, Nonfiction
Ages: Mature Young Adult
book by C. J. Cherryh (view book)
To one unfamiliar with the Foreigner series, such as me, it is difficult to adjust to the world of the atevi. However, after acclimatization, Conspirator proves a richly gratifying and technically salient read sure to please old hands and fresh more
Genres: Fantasy, Fiction, Series
Ages: 12 and up
book by John Jack McGuire (view book)
I did not enjoy reading 'Joining Up'. The storyline was very sporadic and it was very hard to follow. There were also many punctuation and grammatical errors that were difficult to ignore. The author wasn't very good at bringing harmony more
Genres: Historical Fiction
Ages: 12 and up
book by J. Marshall Martin (view book)
I really enjoyed reading this book because of the fast moving plot. No one scene or scenario was belabored to the point of boredom. I also was interested that this book is part of the Boys Read series of books. Even though this book is very short, more
Genres: Adventure, Historical Fiction
Ages: 12 and up
book by Ann Rinaldi (view book)
I thought over all this was a very good book. I usually become very board during Historical Fiction books, but this one was a real page turner. Leigh Ann's Conners seems to be a very realistic character, which is one of the reasons I liked the more
Genres: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Juvenile Fiction
Ages: 12 and up


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