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Nurse, soldier, spy : the story of Sarah Edmonds, a Civil War hero / [text by] Marissa Moss ; [illustrated by} John Hendrix.

Moss, Marissa (Author). Hendrix, John, 1976- (Added Author).

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  • 16 out of 16 copies are currently available at PINES. (Show copies)
  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Coastal Plain Regional Library System. (Show copies)
  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Fitzgerald-Ben Hill County Library.

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      Fitzgerald-Ben Hill County Library
JUV J 921 EDMONDS, SARAH
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Item details

  • ISBN: 9780810997356 (hbk. : alk paper)
  • ISBN: 0810997355 (hbk. : alk paper)
  • Physical Description: 47 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2011.

Contents / Notes

General Note: "The illustrations in this book were made with pen and ink with fluid acrylic washes on Strathmore Velum Bristol."--p. [48].
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index.
Summary, etc.: A story of a nineteen-year-old woman who disguised herself as a man to avoid an unwanted marriage and who distinguished herself as a male nurse during the Civil War, and later as a spy for the Union Army.
Target Audience: 820 Lexile
Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young people, 2012.
Subject: Edmonds, S. Emma E. (Sarah Emma Evelyn), 1841-1898 > Juvenile literature.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Participation, Female > Juvenile literature.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Women > Juvenile literature.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Secret service > Juvenile literature.
Nurses > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women soldiers > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Soldiers > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women spies > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Spies > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Edmonds, S. Emma E. (Sarah Emma Evelyn), 1841-1898.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865.
Edmonds, S. Emma E. (Sarah Emma Evelyn), 1841-1898.
United States > History > 1861-1865, Civil War > Biography.
Nurses > United States > Biography.
Women soldiers > United States > Biography.
Soldiers > United States > Biography.
Women spies > United States > Biography.
Spies > United States > Biography.
Women > Biography.
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