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Hot iron : the adventures of a Civil War powder boy

Author: Michael Burgan; Pedro Rodríquez
Publisher: Minneapolis : Stone Arch Books, 2007.
Series: Graphic flash.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Twelve-year-old Charlie O'Leary signs aboard the USS Varuna as it steams its way towards the mouth of the Mississippi River to fight the Confederate Navy. Charlie is short enough, and swift enough, to race through the crowded ship and fetch gunpowder for the big guns on deck. The cannons boom like thunder. Their hot iron shells blast through enemy ships, ripping canvas, wood, and metal. Charlie hopes to find his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Graphic novels
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Civil war, 1861-1865 Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Burgan, Michael.
Hot iron.
Minneapolis : Stone Arch Books, 2007
(DLC) 2006028032
(OCoLC)71581492
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Burgan; Pedro Rodríquez
ISBN: 1598895109 9781598895100
OCLC Number: 123382310
Description: 1 online resource (47 pages) : color illustrations.
Contents: Varuna's crew --
Joining the fight --
Preparing for battle --
Direct hit --
Taste of hot iron --
Fight goes on.
Series Title: Graphic flash.
Responsibility: by Michael Burgan ; illustrated by Pedro Rodríquez.

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Twelve-year-old Charlie O'Leary signs aboard the USS Varuna as it steams its way towards the mouth of the Mississippi River to fight the Confederate Navy. Charlie is short enough, and swift enough, to race through the crowded ship and fetch gunpowder for the big guns on deck. The cannons boom like thunder. Their hot iron shells blast through enemy ships, ripping canvas, wood, and metal. Charlie hopes to find his brother Johnny among the Varuna's fleet. But will their ships survive the awesome battle of New Orleans?

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