Bull Run

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Winner of the Newbery Medal, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, and a Publishers Weekly Best book of 1993, Bull Run has become a modern classic of historical fiction for young adults. In this brilliant narrative, Fleischman re-creates the first great battle of the Civil War from the points of view of sixteen different participants. Through an unflinching narrative of the battle of Bull Run, human faces begin to emerge from the faded pages of history. Read by a varied cast of narrators, the characters on both sides spring to vivid life as they share their feelings as the battle of Bull Run rages around them. Intimate and instructive, this recording is a tour de force that will please parents and teachers who are looking for a way to interest youngsters in reading and history. Cast of narrators, in order of appearance, includes: George Guidall, Christina Moore, Andy Paris, Peter Francis James, Barbara Caruso, Robert Sevra, Johnny Heller, Tom Stechschulte, Richard Poe, Paul Hecht, John McDonough, Jeff Woodman, Sam Gray, Richard Davidson, Sally Darling, and Mark Hammer.

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Bull Run
Product Number: BX00029073
Product Number:Z07783
Product Number:C1748

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CD
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ISBN: #9781402522932
eAudio
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Author(s): Paul Fleischman
Narrator(s): Various
Product Number Z100093372
Released: Jun 16, 2015
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ISBN: #9780792783763
eBook
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Author(s): Paul Fleischman
Product Number EB00231419
Released: Mar 17, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: #9780062009609
Kit
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ISBN: #9781402525834
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ISBN: #9781402525841
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Teacher's Guide
Author(s): Paul Fleischman
Product Number 43961
Released: Oct 19, 2005
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ISBN: #9781419337291
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Text - Paperback
Author(s): Paul Fleischman
Product Number 12226
Released: Jan 29, 2000
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780064405881

Professional reviews

"The Battle of Bull Run springs to life through the lives of several participants. An elegant Southern lady speaks of seeing her family off to battle. A slave weighs the possibilities of freedom. A photographer marvels at the phenomenon captured by his camera. In Fleischman's book each observation is a separate chapter. In the recording these are defined by the different readers. The actors in this extraordinary production perfectly characterize various individuals through dialect, vocal quality and mannerism. Each individual is readily recognizable as a particular story is taken up again in a new chapter. These marvelous readers become very real voices amid the din of the Civil War. S.B.S. Winner of AUDIOFILE Earphones Award (c)AudioFile, Portland, Maine"

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