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Free read Who Comes with Cannons? characters ñ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ✓ Patricia Beatty Patricia Beatty ✓ 5 Summary A riflePatricia Beatty best selling author and winner of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction takes readers on an unforgettable trip aboard the Underground Railroad Her powerful story of the Civil War captures the secrecy suspense and heroism of this little known chapter in America's history and will long be remembered by readers. Title Who Comes with Cannons Author Patricia Beatty Genre Historic Themes US History Opening linesentence Kettle cousin indeed The name stung Brief Book Summary A story of an orphaned girl who goes to live with family during the Civil War This is a story of courage as a young girl learns about how to deal with the loss of her parents as well as her family s involvement in Underground Railroad Professional RecommendationReview 1When orphaned Truth comes to live with her uncle s family in North Carolina she soon learns of their involvement with the Underground Railroad Admiring their courage she aspires to help and her commitment to the uaker ideals guides her on several abolitionist missions The story is believable nicely paced and rich in historic detail Professional RecommendationReview 2 Beatty s posthumous Civil War novel will be welcomed by readers of her earlier works such as Charley Skedaddle and Jayhawker Truth Hopkins a uaker is sent to North Carolina relatives on the eve of the Civil War her mother is dead and her father dying Doubly an outsider she watches and helps in small ways as her kin run a station on the Underground Railroad When war comes her two male cousins are forced into the Confederate army later in a rather improbable journey north and back again Truth rescues one of them from a Union prison in Elmira NY The once timid Truth can then take her place in the family and in the local Meeting for Worship The risky choice to create a heroine who plays a passive role for much of the story succeeds in the end Truth s uiet determination allows readers to view the Civil War from the perspective of a group persecuted by both sides Ages 10 up Oct Response to Two Professional Reviews The professional reviewers were right when they mentioned the how good the historic detail was This topic can be a very dry part of history Having the students connect to the story by using a character who they can relate to makes it interesting Evaluation of Literary Elements The literary elements in this book are perfect for students in third and fourth grade In each chapter there is at least one picture For example in Chapter 2 there is a picture of a bonnet This is a very good visual just in case there is a student who doesn t know what one looks like Students will connect with this story although the Civil War is not something the students would have lived through students will be able to show empathy with the main character because they share roughly the same age Feeney S Moravcik E 2005 Consideration of Instructional Application If my class were learning about the Civil War I would have at least four or five books the students could choose from This book would be one of them I would then have a meet and greet with the students as they dress up as their favorite character from the story and have conversation with the other characters from other storiescharacters ñ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ✓ Patricia Beatty
Free read Who Comes with Cannons? characters ñ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ✓ Patricia Beatty Patricia Beatty ✓ 5 Summary When Truth Hopkins's father dies she goes to live with her uncle and his family on their North Carolina farm Like Truth the Bardwells are uakers They oppose slavery but refuse to take up arms in the civil war that is now being waged to end this inhuman institution Then one day a runaway slave takes refuge on the Bardwell farm and to Truth. A nice way to introduce how the uakers participated in the Civil War
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Free read Who Comes with Cannons? characters ñ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ✓ Patricia Beatty Patricia Beatty ✓ 5 Summary 's amazement her uncle hides him from the slave catchers Even puzzling he asks her to accompany him when he deliverswagonload of hay to a neighbor late that nightThis ride and the wagon's real cargo involve Truth in a mysterious and dangerous underground movement and reveal how she can help further the cause of freedom without the use of. This is a lovely book about the uaker community and their participation in the Underground Railroad It was a uick fun read that I think would be a great way to introduce children to the issues of slavery abolition personal choices civil disobedience and the civil war It s a book I would read with a grandchild This is a safe family focuse book with limited scenes of violence
- Who Comes with Cannons?
- Patricia Beatty
- 05 August 2018