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From Slave to Soldier
Based on a True Civil War Story (Ready-to-Read Level 3)
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About The Book
Johnny loves his uncle and his master's mule, but he hates being a slave. So when he's asked to join the Union army, he accepts. Being a soldier is hard work, and Johnny wonders if he made the right choice. But when the army needs him, Johnny knows it's up to him to come to the rescue!
About The Illustrator
Brian Floca is the author and illustrator of the acclaimed picture books Locomotive, winner of the Caldecott Medal and a New York Times bestseller; Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11; and Lightship, each a Robert F. Sibert Honor Book. He is the illustrator of numerous additional books, including Avi’s Poppy series. You can visit him online at BrianFloca.com.
- Publisher: Simon Spotlight (January 9, 2007)
- Length: 48 pages
- ISBN13: 9780689839665
- Ages: 6 - 8
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Awards and Honors
- CCBC Choices (Cooperative Children's Book Council)
- Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award
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