Red moon at Sharpsburg: a novel

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Viking, Apr 10, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 236 pages
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 didn’t 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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This book is about a young high spirited girl with lot's of courage. The book is written by Rosemary Wells and is Historical Fiction. I will prove that the main character, India is very brave. This ... Read full review

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AsialyM ELA Book Review Red Moon at Sharpsburg Written By; Rosemary Wells Deaths, injuries, hardships, bravery, and a romance. The mid 1800’s were the bloodiest days of war. Rosemary Well’s Red Moon ... 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.