Rifles for Watie

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Winner of the Newbery Medal * An ALA Notable Children's Book * Winner of the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award

A captivating and richly detailed novel about one young soldier who saw the Civil War from both sides and lived to tell the tale.

Earnest, plain-spoken sixteen-year-old Jeff Bussey has finally gotten his father's consent to join the Union volunteers. It's 1861 in Linn County, Kansas, and Jeff is eager to fight for the North before the war is over, which he's sure will be soon.

But weeks turn to months, the marches through fields and woods prove endless, hunger and exhaustion seem to take up permanent residence in Jeff's bones, and he learns what it really means to fight in battle--and to lose friends. When he finds himself among enemy troops, he'll have to put his life on the line to advance the Union cause.

Thoroughly researched and based on firsthand accounts, Rifles for Watie "should hold a place with the best Civil War fiction for young people" (The Horn Book).

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Grouped Work ID 25d44ad3-576d-21fa-5c99-100f5c95e495
Grouping Title rifles for watie
Grouping Author keith harold
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-05-04 04:20:12AM
Last Indexed 2019-05-19 04:28:07AM

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author Keith, Harold, 1903-1998.
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display_description The story of Jeff Bussey, a farm boy living in 1861, who joins the Union army and goes on an important mission to discover how Stand Watie and his Confederate Cherokee Rebels are receiving repeating rifles from northern manufacturers.
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publishDate 1957
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subject_facet Children's audiobooks, United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Fiction, Watie, Stand, -- 1806-1871 -- Fiction, Young adult fiction
title_display Rifles for Watie
title_full Rifles for Watie / by Harold Keith, Rifles for Watie [sound recording] / by Harold Keith
title_short Rifles for Watie
topic_facet Children's audiobooks, History, Watie, Stand, Young adult fiction