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book by RICHARD BURNS (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. ...read more
Genres: Anthology, Educational, Historical Nonfiction, Nonfiction
Ages: Mature Young Adult
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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 ...read more
Genres: Adventure, Historical Fiction
Ages: 12 and up
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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 ...read more
Genres: Historical Fiction
Ages: Adult
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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 ...read more
Genres: Educational, Historical Fiction
Ages: 8 - 12
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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 ...read more
Genres: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Juvenile Fiction
Ages: 12 and up
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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, ...read more
Genres: Adventure, Historical Fiction
Ages: 12 and up
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book by Ann Rinaldi (view book)
This story is a true event that happened during the Civil War to Hagerstown.  The characters are interesting and help highlight the dilemma some people had during the Civil War concerning which side to support.  I found the ending very ...read more
Genres: Historical Fiction
Ages: 12 and up
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by RICHARD BURNS
"The Civil War defined us as what we are and it opened us to being what we became, good and bad things.... It was the crossroads of our being, and it was a hell of a crossroads: the suffering, the enormous tragedy of the whole thing."- Shelby Foote, ...read more
Genres: Anthology, Educational, Historical Nonfiction, Nonfiction
Ages: Mature Young Adult
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by Ann Rinaldi
Leigh Ann Conners is spunky and determined. Although she often finds herself in trouble, she loves her two older brothers dearly and would do anything to make them proud. When the Yankees arrive in Roswell, Georgia, Leigh Ann places a French flag ...read more
Genres: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Juvenile Fiction
Ages: 12 and up
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by Norma Jean Lutz
Time Period:  Jan. 1864 - April 1865  With the nation convulsed by civil war, Elise Brannon wants people to look past the depressing news that arrives daily from the battlefields: Through her love of acting, she'll make them laugh and forget-at least ...read more
Genres: Adventure, Historical Fiction
Ages: 12 and up

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