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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I found this book very educational i really liked it - Goodreads
The ending was weak. - Goodreads
a well researched historical novel. - Goodreads
... it's more of a love story then an action book. - Goodreads
Strong female character set in Civil War time period. - Goodreads
I disliked the ending however. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Kayla Davis - Goodreads

Set during the time of the Civil War, this book depicts the story of a headstrong girl named India, who is determined to go against the tides of what is appropriate for women. When the Civil War ... Read full review

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User Review  - Linda Rae - Goodreads

Good book for young readers to help them understand the history our country and how it affected the people during that time period. 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.