Important events in American history are seen through the eyes of children in this compelling series for kids. Carefully researched text combines with period photos, maps and illustrations to produce this colorful series. Appraised by educators, this series is an ideal content and reading level for middle grades.
As cousins take up arms against one another and America's bloodiest war unfolds, young Sam Shaw grows to realize that choosing sides in this conflict is far more complicated than he had thought. Connell details significant battles and profiles key historical figures as she conveys the heart-wrenching turbulence of a family and nation divided.