The Boys' War: Confederate and Union Soldiers Talk About the Civil War

The Boys' War: Confederate and Union Soldiers Talk About the Civil War

by Jim Murphy

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Overview

The Boys' War: Confederate and Union Soldiers Talk About the Civil War by 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780395664124
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 03/28/1993
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 278,618
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.33(d)
Lexile: 1060L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 12 Years

About the Author

Jim Murphy 's nonfiction books have received numerous awards, among them two Newbery Honors, the Sibert Medal, three Orbis Pictus awards, the Margaret A. Edwards award, the James Madison Book Award, and a National Book Award nomination. Born and raised in New Jersey, Jim lives in Maplewood, NJ, with his family. 
jimmurphybooks.com.

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"An excellent selection of sepia-toned contemporary photographs augment the text of this informative, moving work." School Library Journal, Starred

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The Boys' War: Confederate and Union Soldiers Talk About the Civil War 3.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Payne_Lover_Reviews More than 1 year ago
This was the best Civil War juvinile book I have read, and believe me, I have read many. The author goes into the subject in a way that a child could understand if they needed to read the book for a school project etc.. I found myself hooked into this book on the first sentence. The pictures added alot to the book and I thought the direct quotes from the soilder's diaries was great. This was a great book that even the youngest of children interested in this war could enjoy. There is violence in it, but as always, It can't be a Civil War book if there isn't any.
Payne_Lover_Reviews More than 1 year ago
This was the best Civil War juvinile book I have read, and believe me, I have read many. The author goes into the subject in a way that a child could understand if they needed to read the book for a school project etc.. I found myself hooked into this book on the first sentence. The pictures added alot to the book and I thought the direct quotes from the soilder's diaries was great. This was a great book that even the youngest of children interested in this war could enjoy. There is violence in it, but as always, It can't be a Civil War book if there isn't any.
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BookWorm65 More than 1 year ago
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.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
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.