A hilarious, accessible, and, most importantly, educational collection of unbelievable but true events and heroes of the Civil War, from the creator of the popular blog, badassoftheweek.com Heart-stopping charges, dangerous secret operations, fearless spies, and legendary heroes from America's deadliest conflict! From female spies fighting for the Rebel cause to daring cavalry rides deep into enemy territory, American Civil War history is filled with fearless figures and incredible events. This invigorating overview for kids uses colorful facts to entertain readers with stories of the legendary heroes and unlikely but totally true events that make up one of America's most fascinating conflicts. A history buff and Civil War reenactor, Ben Thompson brings the Civil War to life for young historians and reluctant students alike.
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"Listeners looking to add some excitement to their history lessons are sure to be thrilled with Will Collyer and Brian Delaney's take on the Civil War. Ben Thompson includes fascinating and true facts about the warÑtopics run the gamut from female spies to battle strategies. Collyer narrates the main text and creates excitement within each tale. Delaney voices the end notes, facts and lists included at the end of each chapter, and offers a nice balance between detail and humor. A great listen for middle schoolers. S.B.T. © AudioFile 2014, Portland, Maine"
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