Bull Run

Paperback | March 31, 1995

byPaul Fleischman

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Winner of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction * ALA Best Book for Young Adults * ALA Notable Children's Book

In this brilliant fictional tour de force, which the New York Times called "a deft, poignant novel," Newbery Medal-winning author Paul Fleischman re-creates the first great battle of the Civil War from the points of view of sixteen participants.

Northern and Southern, male and female, white and black. Here are voices that tell of the dreams of glory, the grim reality, the hopes, horror, and folly of a nation discovering the true nature of war.

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In this brilliant fictional tour de force that can be read as a novel or performed as readers' theater, Newbery Award-winning author Paul Fleischman re-creates the first great battle of the Civil War from the points of view of 16 participants--Northern and Southern, male and female, black and white.

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Winner of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction * ALA Best Book for Young Adults * ALA Notable Children's BookIn this brilliant fictional tour de force, which the New York Times called "a deft, poignant novel," Newbery Medal-winning author Paul Fleischman re-creates the first great battle of the Civil War from the points of vie...

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A Civil War drama told in sixteen voices, this ‘is a heartbreaking and remarkably vivid portrait of a war that remains our nation’s bloodiest conflict.… Fleischman’s artistry is nothing short of astounding.’ —Publishers Weekly. ‘Fleischman has done what he does best—create a unique piece of fiction with echoes of his poetry throughout....

Paul Fleischman grew up in Santa Monica, California in a house with a printing press, a grand piano, a shortwave radio, and his father—children’s author Sid Fleischman. Playing recorder in early music consorts led to his books of verbal duets—I Am Phoenix, Joyful Noise (winner of the 1989 Newbery Medal), and Big Talk. His novels built ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.32 inPublished:March 31, 1995Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064405885

ISBN - 13:9780064405881

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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In this brilliant fictional tour de force that can be read as a novel or performed as readers' theater, Newbery Award-winning author Paul Fleischman re-creates the first great battle of the Civil War from the points of view of 16 participants--Northern and Southern, male and female, black and white.