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Escape by night : a Civil War adventure

Author: Laurie Myers; Amy June Bates
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2014. ©2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First Square Fish editionView all editions and formats
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"In Escape by Night, Ten-year-old Tommy and his sister Annie are intrigued by the new soldiers arriving in their Georgia town. Since the Civil War started, wounded men waiting to be treated at the local church-turned-hospital have been coming in by droves. When Tommy sees a soldier drop his notebook, he sends his dog, Samson, to fetch it. Tommy soon meets the soldier and is faced with the hardest decision he's ever  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Juvenile works
War stories
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laurie Myers; Amy June Bates
ISBN: 9781250050557 1250050553
OCLC Number: 868643193
Notes: "Square Fish."
Includes an interview with the author.
Description: 119 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Laurie Myers ; illustrated by Amy June Bates.

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"In Escape by Night, Ten-year-old Tommy and his sister Annie are intrigued by the new soldiers arriving in their Georgia town. Since the Civil War started, wounded men waiting to be treated at the local church-turned-hospital have been coming in by droves. When Tommy sees a soldier drop his notebook, he sends his dog, Samson, to fetch it. Tommy soon meets the soldier and is faced with the hardest decision he's ever had to make: whether or not he should help a Yankee escape to freedom. Filled with intriguing suspense and tackling difficult questions about slavery, this story, told in accessible short chapters by Laurie Myers, will appeal to history buffs as well as those who appreciate a faithful dog." from publisher's website.

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