Girl in Blue

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Scholastic Inc., 2001 - Juvenile Fiction - 310 pages
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To escape an abusive father and an arranged marriage, fourteen-year-old Sarah, dressed as a boy, leaves her Michigan home to enlist in the Union Army, and becomes a soldier on the battlefields of Virginia as well as a Union spy working in the house of Confederate sympathizer Rose O'Neal Greenhow in Washington, D.C.
 

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GIRL IN BLUE

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Loosely based on an actual woman who disguised herself as a soldier during the Civil War, this historical novel tells the story of Michigan farm girl Sarah Wheelock, who becomes first a solider and ... Read full review

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horribly boring. I guess i'm not a history fan. Sarah Louise is in the Civil War...

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Contents

CHAPTER ONE
1
CHAPTER TWO
10
CHAPTER THREE
16
CHAPTER FOUR
27
CHAPTER FIVE
36
CHAPTER SIX
49
CHAPTER SEVEN
60
CHAPTER EIGHT
71
CHAPTER FIFTEEN
150
CHAPTER SIXTEEN
159
CHAPTER SEVENTEEN
173
CHAPTER EIGHTEEN
184
CHAPTER NINETEEN
202
CHAPTER TWENTY
214
CHAPTER TWENTYONE
227
CHAPTER TWENTYTWO
238

CHAPTER NINE
83
CHAPTER TEN
93
CHAPTER ELEVEN
108
CHAPTER TWELVE
119
CHAPTER THIRTEEN
128
CHAPTER FOURTEEN
141
CHAPTER TWENTYTHREE
249
CHAPTER TWENTYFOUR
267
CHAPTER TWENTYFIVE
280
AUTHORS NOTE
301
BIBLIOGRAPHY
309
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Young adult author Ann Rinaldi was born in New York City on August 27, 1934. After high school, she became a secretary in the business world. She got married in 1960 and stopped working, but after having two children she decided to try writing. In 1969, she wrote a weekly column in the Somerset Messenger Gazette and in 1970 she wrote two columns a week for the Trentonian, which eventually led to her writing features and soft new stories. She published her first novel Term Paper in 1979, but was ultimately drawn to writing historical fiction when her son became involved in reenactments while he was in high school. Her first historical fiction novel was Time Enough for Drums. She also writes for the Dear America series. She currently lives in Somerville, New Jersey with her husband.

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