This interactive series makes the reader part of the story by inviting them to become the main character. Each book uses humorous illustrations to depict the sometimes dark side of life during important eras in history.
In You Wouldn't Want to Be a Civil War Soldier!, the reader is a farmer living in Connecticut. Shortly after eleven southern states secede from the Union, you decide to join the Union Army to fight in the civil war. As a soldier in the Union Army you will get an insider's look at what life was like for Union and Confederate soldiers and an overview of some of the most important battles, such as:
- the Battle of Bull Run
- the Seesaw Battles of 1862/li>
This new extended edition includes a Civil War timeline, details of major battles, and fascinating information on the role of women in the Civil War.