Category Archives: Civil War

To the Front! Clara Barton Braves the Battle of Antietam by Claudia Friddell, illustrated by Christopher Cyr

To the Front! Clara Barton Braves the Battle of Antietam by Claudia Friddell, illustrated by Christopher Cyr. Calkins Creek, 2022. 9781635923223 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review): 4 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre: Biography What did … Continue reading

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The Secret Battle of Evan Pao by Wendy Wan-Long Shang

The Secret Battle of Evan Pao by Wendy Wan-Long Shang. Scholastic, 2022. 9781338678857 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Paperback ARC (publication date 5/31/22 Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Seeking Freedom: The Untold Story of Fortress Monroe and the Ending of Slavery in America by Selene Castrovilla, illustrated by E. B. Lewis

            Seeking Freedom: The Untold Story of Fortress Monroe and the Ending of Slavery in America by Selene Castrovilla, illustrated by E. B. Lewis, Calkins Creek, 2022. 9781635925821 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: … Continue reading

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Blood and Germs: The Civil War Battle Against Wounds and Disease – by Gail Jarrow

    Blood and Germs: The Civil War Battle Against Wounds and Disease – by Gail Jarrow, Boyds Mills & Kane/Calkins Creek, 9781684371761, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover What did you like … Continue reading

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Sisters of the War: Two Remarkable True Stories of Survival and Hope in Syria by Rania Abouzeid

Sisters of the War: Two Remarkable True Stories of Survival and Hope in Syria by Rania Abouzeid. Scholastic Focus, 2020. 9781338551129 Format: ARC (9/20 pub date) Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did you like … Continue reading

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The Story of Civil War Hero ROBERT SMALLS – Janet Halfmann, illustrated by Duane Smith

   The Story of Civil War Hero ROBERT SMALLS – Janet Halfmann, illustrated by  Duane Smith, Lee & Low Books, 9781643790169, c2008, 2020 Format:Softcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Biography What did you like about … Continue reading

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Freedom Fire (Dactyl Hill Squad # 2) by Daniel José Older

Freedom Fire (Dactyl Hill Squad # 2) by Daniel José Older. Scholastic, 2019. 9781338268843 Format: ARC Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review)  4.5 Genre:  Fantasy/Historical What did you like about the book? What a clever combination of historical fiction and … Continue reading

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Child of the Dream: A Memoir of 1963 by Sharon Robinson

  Child of the Dream: A Memoir of 1963 by Sharon Robinson, Scholastic Press, 9781338282801, 2019. Format: Paperback Advance Reader Copy  Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  Genre: Biography/Memoir  What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Dactyl Hill Squad by Daniel Jose Older

 Dactyl Hill Squad by Daniel Jose Older, Arthur A. Levine Books, 2018. 9781338268829 Format: Hardcover Rating 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review): 5 Genre:  Fantasy/Historical fiction What did you like about the book? There is so much going on … Continue reading

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Midnight Teacher: Lilly Ann Granderson and Her Secret School by Janet Halfmann, illustrated by London Ladd

 Midnight Teacher: Lilly Ann Granderson and Her Secret School by Janet Halfmann,  illustrated by London Ladd. Lee & Low, 2018. ISBN 9781620141632 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did you like about … Continue reading

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