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Across Five Aprils
Across Five Aprils
Author: Irene Hunt
ISBN: 827
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Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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reviewed Across Five Aprils on + 9 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
This is an excellent book, bringing the Civil War into a sharp focus for mid to late elementary students. Hunt provides ample detail to give the reader a clear picture of the battles/skirmishes, life of the soldier, and life of those left behind as their husbands/brothers/sons went off to fight. However, the detail is provided in a tasteful manner without including the full attrocities of the battles themselves. This book really brought home the lessons that the Civil War had/has to teach us. And the manner in which it was done was engaging and thought-provoking. It is a must read for all kids studying the Civil War as it goes beyond mere dates and names to really bring the reader alongside the characters.
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Helpful Score: 2
Very enjoyable book about a young boy living through the Civil War. I'm an adult and I was surprised how much I enjoyed this book meant for young readers.
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JackieH avatar reviewed Across Five Aprils on + 36 more book reviews
My fourth grade teacher first read this book to me and back then I couldn't comprehend the struggle and the irony associated with this time and the war. This book takes place during the Civil War and it involves a family who is divided. Some family members are fighting for the South and some family members are fighting for the North.
This book will make eveyone young and old think.
reviewed Across Five Aprils on + 3 more book reviews
This is a really good historical novel about boy durring the American Civil War. This comming of age novel was givin to me when I was in Middle School and I think I read it twice in one month.
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Very good account of the effects of the Civil War on young people and communities.
shorty28 avatar reviewed Across Five Aprils on
i thought that this book was pretty good but slow in some places.it is also a little hard to read.
someoldsomenew avatar reviewed Across Five Aprils on + 18 more book reviews
back cover has two long crease- cover has a few sreases also
cookie2 avatar reviewed Across Five Aprils on + 3 more book reviews
An Unforgettable story of young Jethro Creighton who comes of age during the turbulent years of the Civil War.
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great historical fiction book for kids
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I really enjoyed this book. It is well written, and entertaining. It is very easy to get into the life of this boy and what he is feeling. Well worth reading, even for adults.
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A Newbery Medal Runner-up. The unforgettable story of young Jethro Creighton who comes of age during the turbulent years of the Americal Civil War.


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