VOICES OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR
27 thrilling, historically-accurate stories from home front to battlefield, from Eastern Seaboard to dust-choked far west. Libraries Unlimited, 2002. Grades 4 & up. 348 Pages. $32.50
Immerse your students in these 27 gripping accounts of men, women, and children-from the North and the South-who lived, fought, and survived the Civil War. Following the same format as Voices of the American Revolution, nationally acclaimed author and storyteller Kendall Haven takes you on a journey through the Civil War, giving students a well-rounded understanding of this four-year upheaval. All characters in the book are real, and the stories are historically accurate.
Followed by a variety of learning extensions-objective questions, research projects, hands-on learning activities, and open-ended points to ponder for discussion-all stories complement the history curriculum and support National History Standards.
Immerse your students in these 27 gripping accounts of men, women, and children-from the North and the South-who lived, fought, and survived the Civil War.
"Each selection is preceded by an overview of story-specific events and a short biographical sketch of the actual person. Follow-up questions and activities are excellent." -School Library Journal
"History teachers in grades 4-10 can liven up their Civil War units with this book of 27 stories." -Christian School Teacher