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Louis Nolette, a fifteen-year-old Abenaki Indian from Canada, is recruited to fight in the northern Irish Brigade in the Civil War. Though he is too young, and neither American nor Irish, he finds the promise of good wages and the fight to end slavery persuasive enough to join up. But war is never what you expect, and as Louis fights his way through battles, he encounters prejudice and acceptance, courage and cowardice, and strong and weak leadership in the most unexpected places.

Synopsis:

Louis Nolette is a 15-year-old Abenaki Indian from Canada who is recruited tofight in the northern Irish Brigade in the war between the states. Chock-fullof historical facts and details, this carefully researched book gives readersnew insight into some of the untold stories and unsung heroes of the AmericanCivil War.

About the Author

Joseph Bruchac lives in Greenfield Center, New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780142414460
Author:
Bruchac, Joseph
Publisher:
Speak
Subject:
Historical - United States - Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Subject:
People & Places - United States - Native American
Subject:
Boys / Men
Subject:
Social Issues - General
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-U.S. Civil War
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20090931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7 up to AND UP
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.12x5.78x.84 in. .71 lbs.
Age Level:
12-17

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"Synopsis" by , Louis Nolette is a 15-year-old Abenaki Indian from Canada who is recruited tofight in the northern Irish Brigade in the war between the states. Chock-fullof historical facts and details, this carefully researched book gives readersnew insight into some of the untold stories and unsung heroes of the AmericanCivil War.
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