Historical Fiction: Slavery/Civil War
Recommended books for children on slavery and the Civil War period.
12-year-old millworker Hannalee, sent to work in a Yankee mill, must find her way back to her family in Georgia.
In 1862, Union forces expel Hannah's family from Holly Springs, Mississippi, because they are Jews.
Obi escapes from slavery, joins a black Union regiment, and becomes involved in the bloody fighting at Fort Pillow, Tennessee.
This novel tells the true story of an illiterate escaped slave, who touched off the biggest treason trial in U.S. history.