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Guts & Glory: The American Civil War

Written by Ben Thompson & illustrated by C.M. Butzer
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From courageous cavalry rides deep into enemy territory to harrowing covert missions undertaken by spies and soldiers, the events of the American Civil War were filled with daring figures and amazing feats. This exhilarating overview covers the biggest battles as well as captivating lesser-known moments to entertain kids with unbelievable (and totally true) tales of one of America’s most fascinating conflicts.

History buff, Civil War reenactor, and popular blogger Ben Thompson uses his extensive knowledge and vivid storytelling style to bring the Civil War to life in this first book in a thrilling new series featuring incredible people, events, and civilizations. Get ready to learn just how awesome history can be!

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Ben Thompson

Ben Thompson is the author of twelve books on various awesome historical subjects, including the Guts & Glory and Epic Fails series, and has been a popular history blogger for over fourteen years. He has appeared on television programs for The History Channel, Discovery, and The American Heroes Channel, given talks and presentations at dozens of schools, conferences, and conventions, occasionally runs a podcast and a YouTube channel, and has appeared in print articles for outlets such as Cracked, Fangoria, Soldier of Fortune, and The American Mustache Institute. Ben’s work received awards from the National Parenting Publications, the International Literary Organization, and the Parent’s Choice Group, but the thing he’s the most proud of is that he can occasionally beat the Star Wars Trilogy arcade game with a single quarter.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780316320511
Publication Date:
October 6, 2015
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2013041699
ASIN/ISBN 10:
031632051X
ATOS® Book Level:
9.3
Accelerated Reader® Points:
11.0
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
170895
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
MG

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