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Across Five Aprils

Across Five Aprils

by Irene Hunt

The unforgettable story of young Jethro Creighton, who comes of age during the turbulent years of the Civil War, by the Newbery Award-winning author of Up a Road Slowly.

Praise for Across Five Aprils

"An impressive book both as a historically authentic Civil War novel and as a beautifully written family story." — University of Chicago Center for Children's Books

14, 15, 16, 17, 18
Interest Level
Grades 9 - 12
Tandem Library
Classics, Historical Fiction

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