The Fighting Ground 25th Anniversary Edition

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HarperCollins, Dec 16, 1994 - Juvenile Fiction - 160 pages
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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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One day can change everything. The book Fighting Ground was written by Avi. The book has very interesting facts. Jonathan is the main character and is very courageous. This book is fantastic, and is ... Read full review

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Hey, boys and girls, do you like history? How about book that don't have a lot of pages like those Harry Potter books? Then, say no more because there is a book just for you. The Fighting Ground, neat ... Read full review

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About the author (1994)

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.