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Behind Rebel Lines: The Incredible Story of Emma Edmonds, Civil War Spy (Great Episodes)

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ISBN13: 9780152164270
ISBN10: 0152164278
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In 1861, when war erupted between the States, President Lincoln made an impassioned plea for volunteers. Determined not to remain on the sidelines, Emma Edmonds cropped her hair, donned mens clothing, and enlisted in the Union Army. Posing in turn as a slave, peddler, washerwoman, and fop, Emma became a cunning master of disguise, risking discovery and death at every turn behind Confederate lines.

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In 1861, when war erupted between the States, President Lincoln made an impassioned plea for volunteers. Determined not to remain on the sidelines, Emma Edmonds cropped her hair, donned men’s clothing, and enlisted in the Union Army. Posing in turn as a slave, peddler, washerwoman, and fop, Emma became a cunning master of disguise, risking discovery and death at every turn behind Confederate lines.

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When war erupts between the States in 1861, President Lincoln makes an impassioned plea for volunteers. Determined not to remain on the sidelines, young Emma Edmonds poses as a man and enlists in the Union Army, becoming a cunning master of disguise, risking discovery and death behind Confederate lines. Illustrations.

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SEYMOUR REIT is the author of more than eighty books for young readers. An experienced animated cartoonist, he is also the creator of Casper the Friendly Ghost. Mr. Reit lives in New York City.

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DLJishie13, September 27, 2007 (view all comments by DLJishie13)
I loved how the book was based on real events but with a story. The story lets you know what's going on with have to bore you if it was just historcal facts. I recommended people to read the book because it shows you a impornant time in history.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780152164270
Author:
Whelan, Patrick B.
Author:
Whelan, Patrick B.
Publisher:
Harcourt Brace and Company
Location:
San Diego
Subject:
Girls & Women
Subject:
United states
Subject:
United States - Civil War
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Historical
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Historical
Subject:
Spies
Subject:
Secret service
Subject:
History - United States/Civil War
Subject:
United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
Subject:
Spies -- United States.
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Great Episodes (Paperback)
Publication Date:
20010831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
7 x 4.5 in 0.22 lb
Age Level:
10-14

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"Synopsis" by , In 1861, when war erupted between the States, President Lincoln made an impassioned plea for volunteers. Determined not to remain on the sidelines, Emma Edmonds cropped her hair, donned men’s clothing, and enlisted in the Union Army. Posing in turn as a slave, peddler, washerwoman, and fop, Emma became a cunning master of disguise, risking discovery and death at every turn behind Confederate lines.

"Synopsis" by , When war erupts between the States in 1861, President Lincoln makes an impassioned plea for volunteers. Determined not to remain on the sidelines, young Emma Edmonds poses as a man and enlists in the Union Army, becoming a cunning master of disguise, risking discovery and death behind Confederate lines. Illustrations.

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