Red moon at Sharpsburg: a novel

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Viking, Apr 10, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 236 pages
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Award-winning author Rosemary Wells lays bare the senseless devastation of war in this stunning novel. As the Civil War breaks out, India, a young Southern girl, summons her sharp intelligence and the courage she didnít know she had to survive the war that threatens to destroy her family, her Virginia home, and the only life she has ever known. A timeless heroine of inspiring drive and bravery, India holds on to her dream of forging a career in science, unheard-of for a woman, in the face of battle, starvation, and tragic loss. Rarely has the Southern perspective on the war been told so even-handedly for young adults as in this meticulously researched, poignant, and riveting novel.

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User Review  - Vivek Nair - Goodreads

This is a horrible book - while it is historically accurate (somewhat), the ending is not at all satisfying, and some elements (such as the romance, which I am not a fan of) seem to be added for ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jen Berry - Goodreads

Red Moon at Sharpsburg is set during the civil war and follows the life of a Southern Virginia girl named India. India is not well off, like her friend Julia, and her family relies on her father's ... Read full review

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Rosemary Wells is the creator of dozens of award-winning books for children. She lives in Greenwich, Connecticut.