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Crossroads at Gettysburg
by Alan N. Kay
The North and South finally meet! But how will Thomas react when George's Confederates invade his home in Pennsylvania? Can Lynn's brother Daniel and Thomas withstand the Confederate onslaught? Will George's gallant charge across the field lead him right into the arms of his cousin Thomas? And most importantly, will Mary recover in time to stop her brother and cousin from ...more
Paperback, 166 pages
Published October 1st 2005 by White Mane Publishing Company
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The “Young Heroes of America” series follows the families of three Irish brothers who in 1846 had immigrated to the United States in the years leading up to and during the American Civil War. Fifteen-year-old Mary Adams and her friend Lynn Jones are living near Philadelphia and helping in the Northern war effort, but Mary has been very sick with a fever. Her fourteen-year-old brother Thomas, their uncle Robert, their cousins Zachary, Joshua, and Ethan, and Lynn’s twin brother Daniel are all figh ...more
This is actually a good read for boys. It definitely kept my interest and it was rather realistic as to portraying the battle scenes and no one is too old to read this novel. The boys are now interested in the Civil War history and are reading the entire series. Great choices for boys who want to read and want to be kept interested in history.