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Heart-stopping charges, dangerous secret operation, fearless spies, and legendary heroes from America's deadliest conflict!

From female spies fighting for the Rebel cause to daring cavalry rides deep into enemy territory, Civil War history is filled with fearless figures and incredible events. This invigorating overview for kids uses exciting art, illustrated maps, and colorful facts to entertain listeners with stories of the legendary heroes and unlikely but totally true events that make up one of America's most fascinating conflicts. A history buff and Civil War reenactor, Ben Thompson brings the Civil War to life for young historians and reluctant students alike.

Guts & Glory is new nonfiction series featuring history's most amazing people, events, and civilizations. Book 2, Guts & Glory: The Vikings, comes out in Spring 2015!

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.
©2014 Ben Thompson (P)2014 Hachette Audio

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The series paints the American Civil War in the over the top, badass style Ben Thompson is known and loved for. Every character is badass and their awesomeness is inflated, whether they deserve to be or not.

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well balanced entertainment

A well-balanced entertaining book Ben Thompson is quickly becoming one of my favorite office absolutely wonderful gifts