Behind Rebel Lines: The Incredible Story of Emma Edmonds, Civil War Spy (Great Episodes (Paperback))

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Behind Rebel Lines When war erupts between the States in 1861, President Lincoln makes an impassioned plea for volunteers. Determined not to remain on the sidelines, young Emma Edmonds poses as a man and enlists in the Union Army, becoming a cunning master of disguise, risking discovery and death behind Confederate lines. Illustrations. Full description

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"A suspense-filled account of a brave and loyal feminist."-"Booklist

“The story is fast-moving, and Emma’s spunk...is evident.”—"Kirkus Reviews"
“This stranger-than-fiction story will captivate history buffs and hold the attention of the most reluctant reader.”—Bank Street College of Education
“A suspense-filled account of a brave and loyal feminist.”—"Booklist"
The story is fast-moving, and Emma s spunk...is evident. Kirkus Reviews
This stranger-than-fiction story will captivate history buffs and hold the attention of the most reluctant reader. Bank Street College of Education
A suspense-filled account of a brave and loyal feminist. Booklist
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"The story is fast-moving, and Emma's spunk...is evident."--Kirkus Reviews
"This stranger-than-fiction story will captivate history buffs and hold the attention of the most reluctant reader."--Bank Street College of Education
"A suspense-filled account of a brave and loyal feminist."--Booklist

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SEYMOUR REIT is the author of more than eighty books for young readers. An experienced animated cartoonist, he is also the creator of Casper the Friendly Ghost. Mr. Reit lives in New York City.

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