Dear America: When Will This Cruel War Be Over?: The Diary of Emma Simpson, Gordonsville, Virginia, 1864 by Barry DenenbergDear America: When Will This Cruel War Be Over?: The Diary of Emma Simpson, Gordonsville, Virginia, 1864 by Barry Denenberg

Dear America: When Will This Cruel War Be Over?: The Diary of Emma Simpson, Gordonsville, Virginia…

byBarry Denenberg

Hardcover | April 1, 2011

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The peaceful Southern life that Emma Simpson and her family have always known is shattered when the Civil War begins. As the months drag on, the harsh realities of war set in. Though she faces many hardships and the horrors of death, Emma never loses hope, and, with a brave spirit, she comes to realize what things in life are most important.
Barry Denenberg is the critically acclaimed author of many books of nonfiction and historical fiction. His historical fiction titles include several in the Dear America, My Name Is America, and Royal Diaries series. Barry Denenberg lives in Bedford, New York, with his wife and daughter.
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Title:Dear America: When Will This Cruel War Be Over?: The Diary of Emma Simpson, Gordonsville, Virginia…Format:HardcoverDimensions:176 pages, 7.68 × 5.44 × 0.66 inPublished:April 1, 2011Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0545275989

ISBN - 13:9780545275989

Appropriate for ages: 8

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