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Written by Steven Otfinoski
Part of Series: A Step Into History


ISBN: 978-0-531-22569-1

List Price: $36.00

Your Price: $27.00

In 1860, the United States was split in two as several southern states seceded from the Union to form their own nation, the Confederate States of America. As President Abraham Lincoln attempted to hold the country together, war broke out between the Union and the Confederates. Readers will discover why the southern states seceded, how the war affected the people of the United States, and what lasting effect the conflict had.
This title will ship February 1, 2017
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2017
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size: 6 1/2" x 9 5/8"
Pages: 144
Grades: 5 - 8
Ages: 10 - 13
Dewey #: 973.7
  • Content summarized in 30 short chapters makes these important historical events very accessible to the middle grade readers
  • Maps pinpoint where pivotal battles and other events took place
  • Striking photos capture memorable moments in history
  • Timeline helps readers understand exactly how events unfolded
  • Glossary and biographies help clarify important terms and provide information about key figures
  • Digital content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com