Nurse, Soldier, Spy
Nurse, Soldier, Spy
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Nurse, Soldier, Spy

Written by Marissa Moss & illustrated by John Hendrix
Published by Abrams
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This is the incredible true story of Sarah Emma Edmonds, who dressed as a man and fought in the Civil War. When she was 19, Sarah cut her hair, donned her brother’s clothes, and fled from Canada, where her father wanted her to marry an elderly gentleman. In the U.S., she went by the name Frank Thompson and joined the Army to fight the Confederates. She was a nurse working on the battlefield when, because of her heroism, she was asked to serve as a spy. At her death, Edmonds was buried in a military cemetery, in a plot reserved for Civil War veterans–the only woman to have this honor.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781419720659
    Publication Date
    March 8, 2016
    Page Count
    48
    Reading Age
    6 - 9 years
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    1419720651
    ATOS® Book Level
    4.9
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    0.5
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    142580
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    LG

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