When Will this Cruel War be Over?: The Civil War Diary of Emma Simpson

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Scholastic, 2002 - Diaries - 156 pages
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The diary of a fictional fourteen-year-old girl living in Virginia, in which she describes the hardships endured by her family and friends during one year of the Civil War.

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User Review  - bplteen - LibraryThing

Review by: Natasha Though Topics: Responsibility When will this cruel war be over? is a about a fourteen year old girl named Emma Simpson. Emma’s brother was in the civil war. Emma’s brother died in ... Read full review

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Reviewed December 2006 Quick read, but grabs you as the other Dear America books do. Emma is 14 or 15 years old living in Virgina. Her family is very anti-abolitionist and father is fighting in the ... Read full review


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