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HISTORY: United States: Civil War


HISTORY: United States: Civil War

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Harriet Beecher Stowe book Harriet Beecher Stowe

Griskey, Michele.
JB STOWE GRISKEY

A look at the life and works of Harriet Beecher Stowe and her literary contributions. Harriet Beecher Stowe was a typical, well-behaved 19th century mother and wife, who wrote about the injustice of slavery, but most importantly, she wrote a story, now known as "Uncle Tom's Cabin," that showed slaves feel the same joys and pains that all humans feel.




Photo by Brady :  a picture of the Civil War Juvenile Book Photo by Brady : a picture of the Civil War

Armstrong, Jennifer, 1961-
J 973.7302 ARMSTRO

The award-winning author of "Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World" tells the story of the Civil War as seen through the lenses of the field photographers hired by Matthew Brady, who traveled with troops and made visual records of what they saw.




Clara Barton :  brave nurse book Clara Barton : brave nurse

Ford, Carin T.
JB BARTON FORD

A brief biography of the woman who was known as the "Angel of the Battlefield" during the American Civil War and later as the founder of the American Red Cross.




Great Civil War projects :  you can build yourself Juvenile Book Great Civil War projects : you can build yourself

Anderson, Maxine.
J 973.7 ANDERSO

From uniforms and submarines to potato cannons and regimental flags, this interactive book explores the history and inventions of the Civil War by providing building projects and activities




Billy and the rebel :  based on a true civil war story book Billy and the rebel : based on a true civil war story

Hopkinson, Deborah.
E HOPKINS

During the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863, a mother and son shelter a young Confederate deserter. Includes a historical note on the incident.




The totally made-up Civil War diary of Amanda MacLeish Juvenile Book The totally made-up Civil War diary of Amanda MacLeish

Mills, Claudia.
J MILLS

While dealing with her parents' separation and her best friend's distance, Amanda is able to work out some of her anxiety through her fifth-grade project--writing a diary from the point of view of a ten-year-old girl whose brothers fight on opposite sides in the Civil War.




Signals in the sky Juvenile Book Signals in the sky

Ransom, Candice F., 1952-
J RANSOM

Whisked back to 1863 Virginia with the aid of a magical spyglass, the three Chapman children meet real-life Civil War spy, John Doyle.




Sam, the minuteman book Sam, the minuteman

Benchley, Nathaniel, 1915-1981.
E BENCHLE

An easy-to-read account of Sam and his father fighting as minutemen against the British in the Battle of Lexington.




The last brother :  a Civil War tale Juvenile Book The last brother : a Civil War tale

Noble, Trinka Hakes.
J NOBLE

Eleven-year-old Gabe enlists in the Union Army in Pennsylvania along with his older brother Davy and, as bugler, does his best to protect Davy during the Battle of Gettysburg.




Abner & me Juvenile Book Abner & me

Gutman, Dan.
J GUTMAN

With his ability to travel through time using baseball cards and photographs, thirteen-year-old Joe and his mother go back to 1863 to ask Abner Doubleday whether he invented baseball, but instead find themselves in the middle of the Battle of Gettysburg.




The mostly true adventures of Homer P. Figg Juvenile Book The mostly true adventures of Homer P. Figg

Philbrick, W. R. (W. Rodman)
J PHILBRI

Twelve-year-old Homer, a poor but clever orphan, has extraordinary adventures after running away from his evil uncle to rescue his brother, who has been sold into service in the Civil War.




I'll pass for your comrade :   women soldiers in the Civil War Juvenile Book I'll pass for your comrade : women soldiers in the Civil War

Silvey, Anita.
J 973.7408 SILVEY

Sarah Emma Edmonds enlisted because she believed in the Union cause; Melverina Peppercorn joined to stay near her twin brother. Although women were not allowed to enlist as soldiers in the Civil War, many disguised themselves as men and fought anyway.




Weapons of the Civil War Juvenile Book Weapons of the Civil War

Doeden, Matt.
J 623.4097 DOEDEN

Describes the weapons of the Civil War, including small arms and larger weapons.




United no more! :   stories of the Civil War Juvenile Book United no more! : stories of the Civil War

Rappaport, Doreen.
J 973.7 RAPPAPO




Two miserable presidents :   everything your schoolbooks didn't tell you about the Civil War Juvenile Book Two miserable presidents : everything your schoolbooks didn't tell you about the Civil War

Sheinkin, Steve.
J 973.7 SHEINKI

It is a time and a war that threatened America's very existence, revealed in the surprising true stories of the soldiers and statesmen who battled it out.




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