Guts & Glory: The American Civil War

Guts & Glory: The American Civil War

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Overview

History comes alive for kids like no textbook can in this epic account of the American Civil War that's perfect for history buffs and reluctant readers!

From courageous cavalry rides deep into enemy territory to harrowing covert missions undertaken by spies and soldiers, the events of the American Civil War were filled with daring figures and amazing feats. This exhilarating overview covers the biggest battles as well as captivating lesser-known moments to entertain kids with unbelievable (and totally true) tales of one of America's most fascinating conflicts.

History buff, Civil War reenactor, and popular blogger Ben Thompson uses his extensive knowledge and vivid storytelling style to bring the Civil War to life in this first book in a thrilling new series featuring incredible people, events, and civilizations. Get ready to learn just how awesome history can be!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780316320511
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication date: 10/06/2015
Series: Guts & Glory Series , #1
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 54,788
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 5.40(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Ben Thompson is the author of Guts & Glory: The American Civil War, Guts & Glory: The Vikings, Guts & Glory: World War II, and Guts & Glory: The American Revolution. For more than ten years, he has been producing humorous, history-related material, including articles for publications such as Military Times and for organizations like the American Mustache Institute. Ben is named after Benjamin Franklin, but this hasn't bestowed him with any supernatural knowledge of the American Revolution. He had to research it the old-fashioned way. He invites you to visit his website at gutsandgloryhistory.com.

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