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The Civil War: One Event, Six People (Biography Profile Series #1)

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Find out how the key players from yesterday and today influenced and interacted with each other during the world's most important moments in this brand new full-color biography series.

One event. Six people. It takes more than one person to bring about change and innovation. So much more than just your typical biography, Profiles focuses on six of the most prominent figures
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Paperback, 160 pages
Published January 1st 2011 by Scholastic Reference
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Chris Gager
Jul 05, 2016 Chris Gager rated it it was ok
A good book to read over the 4th of July I suppose! I can't really recommend it, however. I suppose that if your knowledge of the American Civil War came from this book that'd be better than nothing, but it wouldn't be much better. The level of writing is Y/A and there are several major editorial errors in the book. Still ... I learned a bit more than before and there are some nice pictures.
- 2.25 rounds down to 2*.
Melissa
Feb 24, 2013 Melissa rated it liked it
Really well done. A great series for young history buffs.
Margo Tanenbaum
Jan 17, 2011 Margo Tanenbaum rated it liked it
The first in a new history series from Scholastic, this slim volume focuses on biographical sketches of six key players during the Civil War: Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, Clara Barton, George McClellan, Robert E. Lee, and Matthew Brady, and how their lives intertwined. Suitable for elementary school-aged readers, the book is abundantly illustrated in full color, with photographs, maps, and paintings selected to bring these famous individuals to life.

Each person is profiled in a separate
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Julia
I thought that this book was filled with sorrow, hope, sadness, and happiness of all the main characters of the great civil war.

For example ABRAHAM LINCOLN is one of the most famous person in the civil war because he was involved in most of the decision. Also as most of you know that he was the sixteenth president, and he settled a great war. Yes. You are right about that, and he settled the civil war before he was shot afterwards. But he did other great things that we didn't know about, and he
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Araceli
Apr 23, 2014 Araceli rated it really liked it
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The Civil War: One Event, Six People does a great job about giving a detailed overview of the civil war in the stories of these six well known historical figures. The sections on each person gives different perspectives on the civil war while creating a solid view of the was as a whole. This is why I paired it with I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, The Civil War gives a great view of its impact on the country and history and I survived shows the war on a smaller scale. It focuses on a normal ...more
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Synopsis
Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglas, Clara Barton, George McClellan, Robert E. Lee, and Mathew Brady are all key players in the Civil War. Aaron Rosenberg dives into their lives, and how they affected an important war in the United States.

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The Civil War is a good book to have in a library for any reader wanted to start learning about the Civil War, and the author brings up interesting facts about these people's lives.

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Rosenberg, Aaron. The Civil War. New York: Scholastic Inc
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Loved it! Pleasure to read. Great layout, nice pictures, very colorful.
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Aaron Rosenberg is an award-winning, bestselling novelist, children’s book author, and game designer. He's written original fiction (including the NOOK-bestselling humorous science fiction novel No Small Bills, the Dread Remora space-opera series, and the O.C.L.T. supernatural thriller series), tie-in novels (including the PsiPhi winner Collective Hindsight for Star Trek: SCE, the Daemon Gates ...more
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