Children's Literature - Melissa CaudillOur country's Civil War comes to life in this book that describes why the war was started and how it affected peoples lives. There are two young boys who are depicted throughout the book. John's family owns slaves, while Nat's family are slaves. They are friends and some of their hardships and pleasures, such as family members in the war and fishing and hunting for food, are expressed in the book. The paintings and period photos highlight the 10 sections such as Life In The South, School, and Letters Home. This book is part of the "Kids Throughout History" series.
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