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A light in the storm : the Civil War diary of Amelia Martin

Author: Karen Hesse
Publisher: New York : Scholastic, 1999. ©1999
Series: Dear America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In 1860 and 1861, while working in her father's lighthouse on an island off the coast of Delaware, fifteen-year-old Amelia records in her diary how the Civil War is beginning to devastate her divided state.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Diary fiction
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Hesse
ISBN: 0590567330 9780590567336 0439555353 9780439555357
OCLC Number: 40331171
Notes: "Amelia Martin is a fictional character, created by the author, and her diary and its epilogue are works of fiction"--Copyright page.
Awards: Winner of Parents Choice Award (Spring) (1998-2007) (Recommended) 2000
Target Audience: Middle School.
Description: 169 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Dear America.
Other Titles: Civil War diary of Amelia Martin
Responsibility: by Karen Hesse.

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In 1860 and 1861, while working in her father's lighthouse on an island off the coast of Delaware, fifteen-year-old Amelia records in her diary how the Civil War is beginning to devastate her divided state.

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