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Robert E. Lee

Young Confederate

Illustrated by James Arthur and Gray Morrow


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About The Book

Robert E. Lee: Young Confederate is the next installment in the Childhood of Famous Americans series.

A biography focusing on the childhood of the man who turned down the field command of the United States Army and became the leader of the Confederate Army during the Civil War.

About The Author

Helen Albee Monsell is the author of biographies about Thomas Jefferson, Susan B. Anthony, and Robert E. Lee.

About The Illustrators

Dwight Graydon “Gray” Morrow (1934–2001) was an American illustrator who contributed to many comics and children’s books. He was the cocreator of Marvel Comics’ the Man-Thing and DC Comics’ vigilante El Diablo.

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Awards and Honors

  • CBC/NCSS Notable Children's Book in Social Studies

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