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Across Five Aprils.[Civil War novel about the Creighton family of Southern Illinois].

 
 
 
 
Across Five Aprils.[Civil War novel about the Creighton family of Southern Illinois].
Author: Irene Hunt
ISBN 13: 9780425102411
ISBN 10: 425102416
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Berkley
Publication Date: 1986
Format: Paperback
Pages: 46
List Price: N/A
 
 

The unforgettable story of young Jethro Creighton, who comes of age during the turbulent years of the Civil War, by the Newbery Award-winning author of Up a Road Slowly. "An impressive book both as a historically authentic Civil War novel and as a beautifully written family story."--University of Chicago Center for Children's Books.

Publishers Weekly

Narrator Terry Bregy adopts an appropriately boyish tone for his reading of Across Five Aprils by Irene Hunt, a Newbery Honor Book in 1965. Bregy compels readers to hear young Jethro Creighton's account of how the horrifying events of the Civil War changed life on his family's Illinois farm, even so many miles from the front lines. (Feb.) Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information.