A Soldier's Secret: The Incredible True Story of Sarah Edmonds, a Civil War Hero

A Soldier's Secret: The Incredible True Story of Sarah Edmonds, a Civil War Hero

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by Marissa Moss
     
 

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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. Her adventures include serving as a nurse on the battlefield and spying for the Union Army, and being captured by (and escaping from) the Confederates. The novel is narrated by… See more details below

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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. Her adventures include serving as a nurse on the battlefield and spying for the Union Army, and being captured by (and escaping from) the Confederates. The novel is narrated by Sarah, offering readers an in-depth look not only at the Civil War but also at her journey to self-discovery as she grapples with living a lie and falling in love with one of her fellow soldiers.
Using historical materials to build the foundation of the story, Moss has crafted a captivating novel for the YA audience. The book includes a Civil War timeline, archival photos, a glossary of names, a detailed note on sources, and a new readers guide.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781419710322
Publisher:
Amulet Books
Publication date:
03/18/2014
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
425,128
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
12 - 13 Years

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