The Boys' War: Confederate and Union Soldiers Talk About the Civil Warby Jim Murphy
First-hand accounts that include diary entries and personal letters describe the experiences of boys, sixteen years old or younger, who fought in the Civil War. "An excellent selection of sepia-toned contemporary photographs augment the text of this informative, moving work." -- School Library Journal, starred review
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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- 8.38(w) x 10.36(h) x 0.57(d)
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- 8 - 12 Years
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Jim Murphy's nonfiction books have received numerous awards, among them the Sibert Medal, three Orbis Pictus awards, the Margaret A. Edwards award, and two Newbery Honors. Jim also was a finalist for the National Book Award. Born and raised in New Jersey, Jim lives in Maplewood, NJ, with his family.
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I had to read this book for summer reading. Its intresting,but its not realy what I'm into so I didn't really like it.
I thought that this book was exceptionally outstanding. As it stated some of the horiffic times that these men and very young boys had to go through to fight for thier land.