Guts & Glory: The American Civil War

Guts & Glory: The American Civil War

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History comes alive for kids like no textbook can in this epic account of the American Civil War that's perfect for history buffs and reluctant readers

From courageous cavalry rides deep into enemy territory to harrowing covert missions undertaken by spies and soldiers, the events of the American Civil War were filled with daring figures and amazing feats. This exhilarating overview covers the biggest battles as well as captivating lesser-known moments to entertain kids with unbelievable (and totally true) tales of one of America's most fascinating conflicts.

History buff, Civil War reenactor, and popular blogger Ben Thompson uses his extensive knowledge and vivid storytelling style to bring the Civil War to life in this first book in a thrilling new series featuring incredible people, events, and civilizations. Get ready to learn just how awesome history can be

Author: Ben Thompson
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Published: 10/06/2015
Pages: 352
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.70lbs
Size: 8.20h x 5.40w x 0.90d
ISBN: 9780316320511
Audience: Ages 9-12

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 9.3
Point Value: 11
Interest Level: Middle Grade
Quiz #/Name: 170895 / Guts & Glory: The American Civil War

About the Author
Ben Thompson is the author of Guts & Glory: The American Civil War, Guts & Glory: The Vikings, Guts & Glory: World War II, and Guts & Glory: The American Revolution. For more than ten years, he has been producing humorous, history-related material, including articles for publications such as Military Times and for organizations like the American Mustache Institute. Ben is named after Benjamin Franklin, but this hasn't bestowed him with any supernatural knowledge of the American Revolution. He had to research it the old-fashioned way. He invites you to visit his website at gutsandgloryhistory.com.