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Murphy, Jim

Summary: Includes diary entries, personal letters, and archival photographs to describe the experiences of boys, sixteen years old or younger, who fought in the Civil War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 1990

Copies Available at Kalkaska Middle School

1 available in Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 MUR

Kirchberger, Joe H.

Summary: Portrays the American Civil War and its aftermath through such primary sources as memoirs, diaries, letters, contemporary journalism, and official documents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Facts on File 1991

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 KIRCH

Hale, Nathan

Summary: "Big Bad Ironclad! covers the history of the amazing ironclad steam warships used in the Civil War. From the ship's inventor, who had a history of blowing things up and only 100 days to complete his project, to the mischievous William Cushing, who pranked his way through the whole war, this book is filled with surprisingly true facts and funny, brave characters that modern readers will easily...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2012

Copies Available at Kalkaska Middle School

1 available in Graphic Novels, Call number: T GRAPHIC 973.7

Katz, William Loren.

Summary: Describes slavery in the United States, the harsh conditions under which slaves lived, the active and passive resistance with which they fought for their rights, the revolts, and the involvement of slaves in the Civil War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum 1990

Copies Available at Kalkaska Middle School

1 available in Non-fiction, Call number: 975 KAT

Wright, John D.

Summary: Chronicles the Civil War year by year, discussing battles and other topics and presenting photos, illustrations, and box features, and includes a running time line covering other events during the period.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thunder Bay Press 2007

Copies Available at Kalkaska Middle School

1 available in Non-fiction, Call number: T 973.7 WRIGHT

Sneden, Robert Knox

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2001

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 SNEDEN

Otfinoski, Steven

Summary: "This book details major events of the U.S. Civil War, as well as the war's cultural impact"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2017

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 973.7 OTFINOSKI

Buhk, Tobin T.

Contents: Preface -- Introduction the criminal state of the union -- Inside Castle Thunder, notorious Richmond prison -- Sam Upham's counterfeiting scheme -- Benjamin Butler, Beast of New Orleans -- The sack of Athens and the court-martial of Col. J. B. Turchin -- Feuding generals : the murder of Bull Nelson and the Walker-Marmaduke Duel -- The Faulkner outrage and detroit's draft riot -- The slaying of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stackpole Books 2012

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.711 BUHK

Hambly, Barbara.

Summary: Two women--southerner Susanna Ashford and northerner Cora Poole--exchange letters throughout the Civil War, writing about the ordeal of a familiar world torn apart by tragedy, about books and art, about loss and longing, about their future and the future of their country, about love, about being a woman in nineteenth-century America, about friendship, and about the triumphant resilience of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2009

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION HAMBLY

Sandler, Martin W.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 1996

Copies Available at Cherry Street Intermediate

1 available in Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 SAN

Brackman, Barbara.

Summary: Instructions for nine civil war era patchwork quilts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: C & T Pub. 1997

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 746.46 BRACKMAN

Gilpin, Caroline Crosson.

Summary: There are some things you might not know about the man responsible for the Emancipation Proclamation. Kids learn about Abraham Lincoln through timelines, quotes, and peculiar facts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2013

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 973.7092 GILPIN

Wiley, Bell I

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Book-of-the-Month Club 1994

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.784 WILEY

Seidule, Ty

Summary: "In a forceful but humane narrative, former soldier and head of the West Point history department Ty Seidule's Robert E. Lee and Me challenges the myths and lies of the Confederate legacy-and explores why some of this country's oldest wounds have never healed. Ty Seidule grew up revering Robert E. Lee. From his southern childhood to his service in the U.S. Army, every part of his life...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2020

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 SEIDULE

Friddell, Claudia

Summary: This powerful tribute to Civil War nurse Clara Barton and her heroic efforts during the Battle of Antietam reveals how she came to be called "The Angel of the Battlefield," and recounts her journey to become one of our country's greatest humanitarians and the founder of the American Red Cross.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Astra Books for Young Readers 2022

Copies Available at Rapid City Elementary

1 available in Non-fiction, Call number: J 361.7 FRIDDELL

Watkins, Samuel R. (Samuel Rush)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library/Penguin 1999

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 WATKINS

Hart, Alison

Summary: In Kentucky, during the Civil War, the twelve-year-old slave Gabriel, contends with a cruel new horse trainer and skirmishes with Confederate soldiers as he pursues his dream of becoming a jockey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree 2007

Copies Available at Cherry Street Intermediate

1 available in Fiction, Call number: J FICTION HART

Conklin, Wendy.

Summary: Brief profiles of Civil War leaders from both the Union and the Confederacy, and the events that made them famous.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Teacher Created Materials 2005

Copies Available at Rapid City Elementary

1 available in Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 CON

Hager, Christopher

Summary: When North and South went to war, millions of American families endured their first long separation. For men in the armies--and their wives, children, parents, and siblings at home--letter writing was the sole means to communicate. Yet for many of these Union and Confederate families, taking pen to paper was a new and daunting task. I Remain Yours narrates the Civil War from the perspective of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 HAGER

Doeden, Matt.

Summary: A brief, illustrated description of some of the weapons used during the Civil War including infantry weapons and large artillery pieces.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2009

Copies Available at Cherry Street Intermediate

1 available in Non-fiction, Call number: 623.409 DOE

Mackey, Mary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Books 2007

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION MACKEY

Wertz, Jay.

Summary: Chronicles the military, political, and social events of the 1860s and explores how they impacted the development of the American democracy. Includes an audio CD with readings of contemporary letters, diaries, and documents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Presidio Press/Ballantine Books 2005

Copies Available at Kalkaska Middle School

1 available in Reference, Call number: R 973.7 WER

Gay, Kathlyn.

Summary: Covers the Civil War, describing the reasons behind it, the action, and its effect on the country, using personal accounts of people who were there.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 1995

Copies Available at Kalkaska Middle School

1 available in Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 GAY

Doeden, Matt.

Summary: "Describes the people and events of the Civil War. The reader's choices reveal the historical details from the perspective of a Union soldier at Gettysburg, a civilian during the siege of Vicksburg, or a Confederate soldier at Chancellorsville"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2010

Copies Available at Cherry Street Intermediate

1 available in Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 DOE

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