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The not-so-boring letters of Private Nobody

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IL: MG - BL: 4.4 - AR Pts: 7
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HL: High-Low 580L
Twelve-year-old Oliver Prichard is obsessed with the Civil War. He knows everything about it- the battles, the generals, every movement of the Union and Confederate Armies. So when the last assignment of seventh-grade history is a project on the Civil War, Oliver is over the moon-until he's partnered with Ella Berry, the slacker girl with the messy hair who does nothing but stare out the window. And when Oliver finds out they have to research a random soldier named Private Raymond Stone who didn't even fight in any battles before dying of some boring disease, Oliver knows he's doomed. But Ella turns out to be very different from what Oliver expected. As the partners film their documentary about Private Stone-with Oliver's friend Kevin signing on as their head writing consultant-Oliver discovers that sometimes the most interesting things are hiding in uninteresting places. Even Private Stone is better than expected- There's a mystery buried in his past, and Oliver knows he can figure it out.
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Grouped Work ID 24891669-9c91-6507-4165-3d0b03b65f17
Grouping Title not so boring letters of private nobody
Grouping Author landis matthew
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-03 04:21:42AM
Last Indexed 2019-02-18 04:43:09AM

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display_description Seventh grader Oliver, a Civil War buff and weekend reenactor, is partnered with two misfits -- Ella, who is on the verge of failing all her classes, and Kevin, who is Oliver's lunch companion -- to create a documentary about the wartime experience of a Civil War contemporary, and while they conduct research in local historical societies, collaborate on a script, and edit the film, they discover secrets about their Pennsylvania soldier and learn how to be friends with each other.
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subject_facet Documentary films -- Production and direction -- Fiction, Documentary films -- Production and direction -- Juvenile fiction, Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Friendship -- Juvenile fiction, Middle schools -- Fiction, Middle schools -- Juvenile fiction, Pennsylvania -- Fiction, Pennsylvania -- Juvenile fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Schools -- Juvenile fiction, Soldiers -- Fiction, Soldiers -- Juvenile fiction, United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Fiction, United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The not-so-boring letters of Private Nobody
title_full The not-so-boring letters of Private Nobody / Matthew Landis
title_short The not-so-boring letters of Private Nobody
topic_facet Documentary films, Friendship, History, Middle schools, Production and direction, Schools, Soldiers