Historical Fiction: Slavery/Civil War

Recommended books for children on slavery and the Civil War period.

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The War Within: A Novel of the Civil War
Artist/Author/Cast:
Matas, Carol; Fiedler, Joseph Daniel
Call Number:
YP F Matas
Description:

In 1862, Union forces expel Hannah's family from Holly Springs, Mississippi, because they are Jews.

Turn Homeward, Hannalee
Artist/Author/Cast:
Beatty, Patricia
Call Number:
JF Beatty
Description:

12-year-old millworker Hannalee, sent to work in a Yankee mill, must find her way back to her family in Georgia. 
 

Which Way Freedom?
Artist/Author/Cast:
Hansen, Joyce
Call Number:
YP F Hansen
Description:

Obi escapes from slavery, joins a black Union regiment, and becomes involved in the bloody fighting at Fort Pillow, Tennessee.

William Parker: Rebel Without Rights
Artist/Author/Cast:
Rosenburg, John M.
Call Number:
JF Rosenburg
Description:

This novel tells the true story of an illiterate escaped slave, who touched off the biggest treason trial in U.S. history.

With Every Drop of Blood
Artist/Author/Cast:
Collier, James Lincoln; Collier, Christopher
Call Number:
YP F Collier
Description:

While trying to deliver food to Richmond, Virginia, a 14-year-old boy is captured by a black Union soldier.

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