Elaina's Reviews > When Will This Cruel War Be Over?: The Civil War Diary of Emma Simpson, Gordonsville, Virginia, 1864

When Will This Cruel War Be Over? by Barry Denenberg
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Jan 23, 12

bookshelves: young-adult, historical-fiction, diary, girls
Read in January, 2012

I enjoyed this read, but it felt a bit incomplete to me. I suppose that is to be expected with journal-type books. The characters cannot be expected to record every aspect of their lives, I suppose!

Overall, I enjoy this series. These books provide a glimpse of history for those who may complain that history is "boring."
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