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Three Against the Tide

3.41 of 5 stars 3.41  ·  rating details  ·  32 ratings  ·  6 reviews
The Civil War truly hits home when Susanna's father is called to help the Confederate Army. Twelve-year-old Susanna is placed in charge of the family's South Carolina plantation and her two younger brothers. Then the Yankee soldiers invade their island, forcing Susanna and her brothers Neddie and Samuel to escape to their other home in Charleston.

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Paperback, 192 pages
Published July 11th 2000 by Yearling (first published 1998)
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Mary L.
Some of the things seemed a little improbable, but it kept your interest. I liked the idea of a girl who wanted to be a doctor.
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gr 5-7 158 pgs

early Civil War, South Carolina. 12 year old Susanna and her younger brothers Ned and Sammy find themselves on their own when the Yankees ivade their island home of Tarapin Island. Together, they must make the dangerous journey to Charleston. They hope to be reunited with their father there when he returns from his mission for the Conderate army.

Great adventure story. Provides information about the war without going into too much detail.
I got this book to read to the kids, but ended up really enjoying it myself. I have a great love for Southern fiction and history and this was both.
I read this a while back when I was really interested in Children's Fiction about the American Civil War. It was real cute.
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Children from a plantation escape the burning of Charleston during the Civil War.
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