Nancy Keane's Booktalks -- Quick and Simple
Reeder, Carolyn.
New York : HarperCollins, 2003.
IL 5-8, RL 7.3
ISBN 0066236150
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The times are changing.  There is talk of war and the south seceding.  But can this really be happening?  Three teens living in South Carolina tell their stories.  Timothy is 14-years-old who becomes a bugler for the Union army during the bombardment of Fort Sumter.  Young Joseph supports the Union but is afraid to let others know where his sympathies lie.  And they there is Gregory who sees the ugliness of the war,
SUBJECTS:     United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Fiction.
                        Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.) -- Siege, 1861 -- Fiction.
                        Baltimore (Md.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Fiction.
                        Alexandria (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Fiction.
                        Historical fiction.
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