No Man's Land: A Young Soldier's Story, Issue 1999

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Blue Sky Press, 1999 - Juvenile Fiction - 168 pages
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This fascinating, thoroughly researched young adult novel details the accounts of Thrasher, a 14-year-old Confederate soldier battling his own insecurities and fears while facing the grim realities of war as he comes to understand the true nature of honor.

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User Review  - FvHSLibraryLady - LibraryThing

A great book for younger middle school students. Includes the themes of what it means to be grown-up and brave. Well written with accurate historical detail on the US Civil War. An activity would be to read and compare and contrast to Stephen Crane's Red Badge of Courage. Read full review

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User Review  - nm.spring08.r.steele - LibraryThing

No Man's Land, by Susan Bartoletti kicks off toward the beginning of the U.S. Civil war in Georgia. In the beginning A 14 year old boy named Thrasher Magee is living in Georgia with his parents and ... Read full review

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About the author (1999)

A former 8th-grade English teacher, Susan Campbell Bartoletti writes fiction and nonfiction for all ages. Black Potatoes is the winner of the ALA Sibert Award for Best Information book, the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Distinguished Nonfiction, and the SCBWI Golden Kite Nonfiction award. She lives with her family in Moscow, PA.