The Fighting Ground 25th Anniversary Edition

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Harper Collins, Dec 16, 1994 - Juvenile Fiction - 160 pages
April 3, 1778

He may be just thirteen, but Jonathan knows he's ready to go to the war against the British. He can handle a gun. He yearns to battle for glory, just like his brother and cousin.

So when Jonathan hears the tavern bell toll, calling men to fight, he runs to join them. He doesn't realize that in just twenty-four hours, his life will be forever altered -- by the war, by his fellow soldiers, and by the terrible choices he must make.

 

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I liked this book. One reason I liked this book was because of the plot. A young boy, Jonathan, decided to go against his fathers order and signed up to be in the Revolutionary War. He had always ... Read full review

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User Review  - ekbrumley - LibraryThing

Avi's books have such a starkness to the words, but not because they're boring. On the contrary, his stories fling themselves off the page and into the readers mind. His ability to craft sentences ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
10
Section 2
12
Section 3
19
Section 4
22
Section 5
24
Section 6
26
Section 7
27
Section 8
32
Section 23
103
Section 24
105
Section 25
106
Section 26
107
Section 27
108
Section 28
109
Section 29
111
Section 30
112

Section 9
35
Section 10
40
Section 11
49
Section 12
52
Section 13
53
Section 14
55
Section 15
62
Section 16
66
Section 17
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Section 18
73
Section 19
85
Section 20
87
Section 21
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Section 22
96
Section 31
121
Section 32
129
Section 33
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Section 34
134
Section 35
136
Section 36
138
Section 37
139
Section 38
146
Section 39
149
Section 40
150
Section 41
153
Section 42
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Avi is the author of more than sixty books, including Crispin: The Cross of Lead, a Newbery Medal winner, and Crispin: At the Edge of the World. His other acclaimed titles include The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle and Nothing But the Truth, both Newbery Honor Books, and most recently The Seer of Shadows. He lives with his family in Colorado.

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