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Across Five Aprils - Irene Hunt
Across Five Aprils
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The Newbery Award winning author of Up a Road Slowly presents the unforgettable story of Jethro Creighton—a brave boy who comes of age during the turbulent years of the Civil War.
The Newbery Award winning author of Up a Road Slowly presents the unforgettable story of Jethro Creighton—a brave boy who comes of age during the turbulent years of the Civil War.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780425182789 (0425182789)
ASIN: 425182789
Publisher: Berkley
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
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Bashara Likes Books
Bashara Likes Books rated it
4.0 Across Five Aprils
This was our last historical fiction read of the year. We read a lot of really great books this year, but this was my personal favorite. The writing is just gorgeous and the story is so beautiful and bittersweet. This is a deeply intimate story of one family and how they cope with the repercussio...
Bookstooge's Reviews On the Road
Bookstooge's Reviews On the Road rated it
5.0 Across Five Aprils
Absolutely blew me away. The American Civil War from the eyes of a boy who experiences it from his family's farm. Brothers go to either side, etc, etc. Hunt did a fantastic job of showing a young boy growing into manhood while experiencing one of our countries worst times. It was sad, it was inspi...
Melody Murray's Books
Melody Murray's Books rated it
5.0 Across Five Aprils
The narrator is superb, the Southern Illinois accent true to the way the people I know from there speak. The story is compelling. My DH walked in right at the end and I was sitting on the couch crying. He asked what the matter was, and I said, "They've killed the President." He knows me fairly well...
JasonKoivu
JasonKoivu rated it
4.0 Across Five Aprils
Do they make kid's books like this sort anymore? Real and real painful. Across Five Aprils was required reading in 6th grade and it was as if the teacher's were saying "Life's a bitch, get used to it."I remember this as eloquently rendered and high-minded, gut-wrenching drama when I read it way back...
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