A Ballad Of The Civil War by Mary StolzA Ballad Of The Civil War by Mary Stolz

A Ballad Of The Civil War

byMary Stolz

Paperback | August 8, 1998

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A Brother's War

Tom Rigby didn't think that anything could ever come between him and his twin, Jack. But things begin to change when Tom learns that they are not allowed to play with their friend Aaron anymore because he's a slave. Tom is upset, but Jack doesn't seem to care. All Jack cares about is playing soldier.
Eleven years later, when war breaks out, Jack joins the Confederation army. But Tom can't bring himself to fight for a cause he doesn't believe in -- slavery. So Tom rides north to join the Union army -- even though he knows he may one day have to face his brother on the battlefield.

Mary Stolz published her first book for young people in 1950 with Ursula Nordstrom and never looked back. Since then, she has written more than sixty books, been published in nearly thirty languages, and received two Newbery Honors (for Belling the Tiger and The Noonday Friends). The Bully of Barkham Street is the sequel to A Dog on Ba...
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Title:A Ballad Of The Civil WarFormat:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 7.62 × 5.12 × 0.13 inPublished:August 8, 1998Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064420884

ISBN - 13:9780064420884

Appropriate for ages: 7 - 10

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"Realistic and poignantly drawn....A good choice for introducing historical fiction."--" School Library Journal