If You Were a Kid During the Civil War

Series: If You Were a Kid

by Wil Mara

Children's Press
September 2016

Ages 7 – 9 . Grades 2 – 4

Lexile measure: 630L

DRA: 34

Guided Reading: O

When the two friends encounter a wounded Union soldier after a violent battle sweeps through their rural Virginia home, they are faced with a difficult decision. Readers (Ages 7-9) will find out how the war threatened to tear the United States apart forever by following along with this gripping tale.
Wil Mara

Wil Mara, a lifelong fan of the National Football League, is the author of more than seventy-five books. He has written both fiction and nonfiction, for both children and adults. Aside from his “ NFL novels, ” he also wrote the 2005 disaster thriller Wave, which won the 2005 New Jersey Notable Book Award.



ISBN: 9780531219690

32pp. | 8-⅜ x 7-¼