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- ?? Ballad of the Civil War
- ?? Ghost Cadet,
- ?? If The South Had Won the War. a sci-fi version It's well
done and might spark some interesting discussion.
- ?? Lincoln: A Photobiography
- ?? Nettie's Trip South One book that can be read as a
read-aloud is a picture book for older students called. It's a
travel diary of a Northern girl who goes South and describes
slavery...thought provoking and a good discussion starter.
- ?? The forgotten Heroes. The Story of the Buffalo Soldiers.
- ?? The Root Cellar
- Anderson, Nancy Scott. The generals : Ulysses S. Grant and
Robert E. Lee
- Armstrong, Jennifer. Steal Away. New York: Orchard (1992)
- Bass, ? Sherman's March.
- Beatty, Patricia. Charlie Skedaddle.
- Beatty, Patricia. Who Comes With Cannons
- Berry, James. Ajeemah and His Son. New York: HarperCollins
- Bunting, Eve Blue and Grey
- Burchard, Pter. Charlotte Forten: A Black Teacher in the Civil
- Chang, Ina. A separate battle : women and the Civil War
- Collier, James Lincoln and Christopher Collier. With Every
Drop of Blood. New York: Delacorte Press (1994) While the
vocabulary won't be a challenge to a group of TAG kids, the ideas
could be. The reasons for the war, family, the "glory of
war".... and this book is written from the Southern point of view.
- Collins, David R., Shattered Dreams: The Story of Mary Todd
- Cooper, Michael L. From Slave to Civil War Hero: The life and
Times of Robert Smalls. Lodestar, 1994 $13.99 (0-525-67489-6)
- Cox, Clinton. Undying Glory - tells the story of the
Massachusetts 54th Regiment (the black regiment that fought for
the Union Army.)
- Crane, Stephen. The Red Badge of Courage.
- Denenberg, Barry WHEN WILL THIS CRUEL WAR BE OVER?
- Donahue, ? Island Far From Home.
- Fleischman, Paul has an interesting one "Bull Run". It is
short, told in narratives by 16 different people connected with
the Battle--great for teaching character, point of view etc
- Forman, James D. Becca's Story. New York: Scribner (1992)
- Forrester, Sandra. Sound the Jubilee. New York: Lodestar Books
- Freedman, ? Lincoln
- Freeman, Douglas Southall. Lee's lieutenants, a study in
- Fritz, Jean Stonewall
- Green, Carl R. and William R. Sanford. Confederate generals of
the Civil War
- Green, Carl R. and William R. Sanford. Union generals of the
- Guccione, Leslie D. Come Morning. Minneapolis: Carolrhoda
- Haskins, Jim. Amazing Grace: The story of behind the Song.
- Haskins, Jim. Get on Board: The Story of the Underground
- Hunt, Irene. Across Five Aprils. Chicago: Follett (1964)
- Keith, Harold. Rifles for Waite . It is a Newbery Award
- Lasky, Kathryn. True North: A Novel of the Underground
- Lee, Robert Edward, My father, General Lee, by his son Robert
E. Lee, Jr.
- Lyons, Mary. Letters From a Slave Girl. New York: Aladdin
- Marrin, Albert. Unconditional Surrender: U.S. Grant and the
Civil War. Virginia's General: Robert E Lee and the Civil War.
Albert Marrin Atheneum, $19.95 ea
- McKissack, Patricia. A Picture of Freedom: The Diary of
Clotee, a Slave Girl, Belmont Plantation, Virginia 1859. (1997)
- Meltzer, Milton. The Black Americans: A History in Their Own
Words 1619-1983. HarperCollins, 1984 $9.95 (0-06-446055-X)
- Michael Shaara Killer Angels
- Mitchell, Margaret. Gone with the Wind. New York: Macmillan
- Murphy, Jim. The Boys' War: Confederate and Union Soldiers
Talk about the Civil War. Clarion, 1990. Clarion $7.95
- O'Dell, Scott. The 290. Houghton Mifflin (1976) 118p.
- Paulsen, Gary. Soldiers' Heart, based on a real person who was
fifteen at the start of the war and lied about his age to enlist
in order to have a great adventure. He comes through three
battles unharmed and is present at Gettysburg. It's very short
- Pember, Phoebe Yates. Shades of Grey"A Southern Woman's
Story: Life in Confederate Richmond. It is an autobiography of a
Civil War nurse and was originally published in 1879.
- Perez, N. A. The Slopes of War_ by is a favorite with my
- Piggins, Carol Ann. A Multicultural Portrait of the Civil War.
- Polacco, Patricia. Pink and Say. New York: Scholastic (1994)
- Ransom, John. Andersonville Diary? I think it is now printed
as an oversized paperback and might cost more for a class set than
when it was pocket sized. Is actually based on a real diary of
this teenager that ended up in Andersonville
- Rappaport, Doreen. Escape from Slavery: Five Journeys to
- Rawls, Walton (editor). Great Civil War heroes and their
- Reeder, Carolyn. Across the Lines is the parallel stories of
two twelve-year-old boys, one the son of a plantation owner and
the other a slave. The setting is the Battle of the Crater in
- Reeder, Carolyn. Shades of Gray. New York: Avon (1989)
- Reit, Seymour. Behind Rebel Lines - tells of Emma Edmonds -
she posed as a man and became a soldier in the Union army. She
became a spy for them and went into Rebel camps many times.
- Rinaldi, Ann. In my father's house
- Rinaldi, Ann. An Acquaintance with Darkness is about
Washington at the time of Lincoln's assassination
- Rinaldi, Ann. Hang a Thousand Trees with Ribbons: The Story of
- Rinaldi, Ann. Mine Eyes have Seen is about John Brown in the
summer before the attack on Harper's Ferry.
- Rinaldi, Ann. The Last Silk Dress. Holiday House (1998) 344p.
- Rinaldi, Ann. Who writes her historical fiction from the point
of view of girls and women.
- Seabrooke, Brenda. The Haunting of Holroyd Hill. New York:
Dutton (1995) 137p.
- Shuva, Mary Francis. Gentle Annie: The True Story of a Civil
War Nurse. Scholastic 1991. Scholastic $2.95 (0-590-43500-0)
- Smith, Gene. Lee and Grant, a dual
- Stevens, Bryna. Frank Thompson: Her Civil War Story.
Macmillan, 1992. (Emma
- Sullivan, George, Slave Ship: The Story of the Henrietta
- Sullivan, George. Mathew Brady: His Life and Photographs.
- Walkins, ? Co. Aytch
- Wisler, G. Clifton. DRUMMER OF VICKSBURG
- Wisler, G. Clifton. RED CAP It is mostly about Andersonville.
- Wisler, G. Clifton. The Journal of James Edmond Pease from
the Dear America Series.
- Wisler, G. Clifton. Caleb's Choice. New York: Dutton
- Wisler, G. Clifton. Mr. Lincoln's Drummer. (1996)
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