Thirteen-year-old Ransom (later dubbed Red Cap) thought fighting in the Civil War would be an adventure--until the day of his first battle. A sober but important contribution to the growing number of Civil War novels.--Booklist. An ALA Best Book for Young Adults.
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Review: Red CapUser Review - Sandra Fahrlender - Goodreads
This was an assigned read for my 6th grade son who is studying the Civil War. It is full of detail about the conditions of the POW Camps during the Civil War, Libby Prison and Andersonville. The ... Read full review
Review: Red CapUser Review - Sara - Goodreads
This book was not my favorite. I found myself dousing off at parts and having to go back and reread it! Red Cape was suggested to me by my history teacher and I disliked it. The whole plot confused me ... Read full review