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When Will This Cruel War Be Over

When Will This Cruel War Be Over

Series: Dear America (Book #3)
by Barry Denenberg

A Confederate girl growing up in the South during the Civil War reveals the hardships of Southern life as the war tore her family and the nation apart. Emma can't bear the ravages of war — disfigured and defeated soldiers returning home, the threat of disease, the Yankee soldiers who rob and burn their homes. But Emma gains perspective on what is truly important and vows to never waste another precious day of life.

8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 7
Guided Reading
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
Diaries and Journals, Historical Fiction

About the Author

Barry Denenberg Barry Denenberg is the critically acclaimed author of non-fiction and historical fiction. His historical fiction includes titles in the Dear America, My Name is America, and Royal Diaries series, many of which have been named NCSS/CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People.

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