Ballad of the Civil War
by Mary Stolz Illustrated by Sergio Martinez
This moving chapter book is inspired by a 19th-century ballad that the award-winning author learned as a child. In a dramatic story, twin sons of a plantation owner share everything except their different beliefs about slavery. As political tensions rise in the South, the brothers are caught between passion for their causes and their love for each other.
- 8, 9, 10
- Interest Level
- Grades 3 - 5
- Historical Fiction
About the Author and Illustrator