Escape by Night

Escape by Night

A Civil War Adventure

Book - 2011
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Tommy, the son of a Presbyterian minister in Augusta, Georgia, during the Civil War, must search his conscience to decide whether he should help a Yankee soldier escape and return home. Inspired by the early life of Woodrow Wilson.
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, c2011.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780805088250
0805088253
Call Number: MYERS
Characteristics: 120 p. : ill. ; 19 cm
Subjects: Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction.
Christian life -- Juvenile fiction.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Juvenile fiction.
Augusta (Ga.) -- Juvenile fiction.
Historical fiction, Juvenile.
Additional Contributors: Bates, Amy June - Illustrator

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Jul 02, 2018

Ages 7-12. Early chapter book. Extremely well done historical fiction about a boy who is convicted by the Holy Spirit (through Bible reading, sermon, and songs) in a simple but meaningful way to show mercy. He helps an injured Yankee soldier escape to the North during the Civil War, along with the boy's friend, who is a slave and strong believer. Definitely a conversation starter. The toughest section is in the first chapter, where injured soldiers who are missing limbs come past on a wagon. Nothing gorey, but definitely be prepared to talk about war, racism, and slavery.

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