Brand: Scholastic Press

Product Code: 9780545459365

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Brief Description:
"It's 1863, and Thomas and his little sister, Birdie, have fled the farm where they were born and raised as slaves. Following the North Star, looking for freedom, they soon cross paths with a Union soldier. Everything changes: Corporal Henry Green brings Thomas and Birdie back to his regiment, and suddenly it feels like they've found a new home. Best of all, they don't have to find their way north alone--they're marching with the army. But then orders come through: the men are called to battle in Pennsylvania. Thomas has made it so far... but does he have what it takes to survive Gettysburg?"--P. [4] of cover.


Brief Description:
"It's 1863, and Thomas and his little sister Birdie have fled the farm where they were born and raised as slaves. Following the North Star, looking for freedom, they soon cross paths with a Union soldier. Everything changes: Corporal Henry Green brings Thomas and Birdie back to his regiment, and suddenly it feels like they've found a new home. Best of all, they don't have to find their way north alone--they're marching with the army. But then orders come through: the men are called to battle in Pennsylvania. Thomas has made it so far, but does he have what it takes to survive Gettysburg?"--P. [4] of cover.


Brief Description:
Includes "a trip back in time, questions and answers about the Civil War, and more."


Brief Description:
The bloodiest battle in American history is under way . . .


Biographical Note:
Lauren Tarshis's New York Times bestselling I Survived series tells stories of young people and their resilience and strength in the midst of unimaginable disasters. Lauren has brought her signature warmth and exhaustive research to topics such as the September 11 attacks, the destruction of Pompeii, Hurricane Katrina, and the bombing of Pearl Harbor, among others. She lives in Connecticut with her family, and can be found online at laurentarshis.com.


Marc Notes:
Includes a trip back in time, questions and answers about the Civil War, and more.;Includes bibliographical references.;It's 1863, and Thomas and his little sister, Birdie, have fled the farm where they were born and raised as slaves. Following the North Star, looking for freedom, they soon cross paths with a Union soldier. Everything changes: Corporal Henry Green brings Thomas and Birdie back to his regiment, and suddenly it feels like they've found a new home. Best of all, they don't have to find their way north alone--they're marching with the army. But then orders come through: the men are called to battle in Pennsylvania. Thomas has made it so far... but does he have what it takes to survive Gettysburg?--P. [4] of cover.


Review Quotes:
Praise for I SURVIVED THE SINKING OF THE TITANIC, 1912:

"The fast pace and intrinsically fascinating disaster story will keep readers turning the
pages." --KIRKUS

Praise for I SURVIVED THE SHARK ATTACKS OF 1916:

"This is a gripping story that will hold the interest of reluctant readers." --SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL

Praise for I SURVIVED HURRICANE KATRINA, 2005:

"Expressive illustrations capture the drama of the storm and its aftermath, but the book's real power comes from its exploration of what it means to be a hero." --BOOKLIST


Publisher Marketing:
The bloodiest battle in American history is under way . . .

It's 1863, and Thomas and his little sister, Birdie, have fled the farm where they were born and raised as slaves. Following the North Star, looking for freedom, they soon cross paths with a Union soldier. Everything changes: Corporal Henry Green brings Thomas and Birdie back to his regiment, and suddenly it feels like they've found a new home. Best of all, they don't have to find their way north alone--they're marching with the army.

But then orders come through: The men are called to battle in Pennsylvania. Thomas has made it so far . . . but does he have what it takes to survive Gettysburg?


Review Citations:
  • Kirkus Reviews 01/15/2013 (EAN 9780545459365, Paperback)
  • Booklist 04/15/2013 pg. 67 (EAN 9780545459365, Paperback)
  • Wilson Children's Catalog 04/11/2019 (EAN 9780545459365, Paperback)
  • Wilson Middle/Jr. High Catalog 04/11/2019 (EAN 9780545459365, Paperback)