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Beatty, Patricia
New York : Morrow, 1984.
IL 5-8 RL 6.5 .
ISBN 0688038719

Twelve year old Hannalee lives in Roswell, Georgia during the Civil War. The town is taken over by the Northern soldiers and the mill is burned. Hannalee, her brother and her friend Rosellen are taken to work in the the North. They vow to stay together and to eventually return home. Will they survive their captivity? Will Hannalee ever see Roswell again? To find out, read TURN HOMEWARD, HANNALEE.

SUBJECTS:      United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Fiction
                        Georgia -- History -- Fiction
                        Textile workers -- Fiction
                        Children -- Employment -- Fiction


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