Soldier's Heart: A Novel of the Civil War

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Delacorte Press, 1998 - Juvenile Fiction - 106 pages
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Eager to enlist, fifteen-year-old Charley has a change of heart after experiencing both the physical horrors and mental anguish of Civil War combat.

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Soldiers Heart was about a boy named Charlie who was 16. He joined the war and lied about his age. You had to be 18 to enter the war. I thought the book was very detailed, and very interesting. I ... Read full review

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Paulsen says that he spent 8 years researching before he quickly wrote this "based on facts and real characters" novel, but it was too succinct for any character development. I'm sure that it's ... Read full review

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Paulsen is the author of more than 100 books, including the critically-acclaimed Nightjohn and Sarny.

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