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I survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863 / by Lauren Tarshis ; illustrated by Scott Dawson.

By: Tarshis, Lauren.
Contributor(s): Dawson, Scott [ill.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: Tarshis, Lauren. I survived: Publisher: New York : Scholastic, c2013Description: 89 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9780545459365 (pbk.); 0545459362 (pbk.); 9781451788136 (Paw Prints); 1451788134 (Paw Prints).Other title: Battle of Gettysburg, 1863.Subject(s): Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863 -- Juvenile fiction | Child slaves -- Juvenile fiction | Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863 -- Fiction | Child slaves -- America -- History -- FictionDDC classification: FIC TAR LOC classification: PZ7.T211115 | Ial 2013Summary: "It's 1863, and Thomas and his little sister, Birdie, have fled the farm where they were born and raised as slaves. Following the North Star, looking for freedom, they soon cross paths with a Union soldier. Everything changes: Corporal Henry Green brings Thomas and Birdie back to his regiment, and suddenly it feels like they've found a new home. Best of all, they don't have to find their way north alone--they're marching with the army. But then orders come through: the men are called to battle in Pennsylvania. Thomas has made it so far... but does he have what it takes to survive Gettysburg?"--P. [4] of cover.
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Includes "a trip back in time, questions and answers about the Civil War, and more''.

Includes bibliographical references.

"It's 1863, and Thomas and his little sister, Birdie, have fled the farm where they were born and raised as slaves. Following the North Star, looking for freedom, they soon cross paths with a Union soldier. Everything changes: Corporal Henry Green brings Thomas and Birdie back to his regiment, and suddenly it feels like they've found a new home. Best of all, they don't have to find their way north alone--they're marching with the army. But then orders come through: the men are called to battle in Pennsylvania. Thomas has made it so far... but does he have what it takes to survive Gettysburg?"--P. [4] of cover.

8-11

2nd - 4th graders.

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