Amelia"s War

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Amelia's War, written by Ann Rinaldi is a historical fiction novel. This story takes place in Hagerstown, Maryland, with a family consisting of Amelia, her mom, her dad, and 2 brothers, Wes and Sky, the whole family was caught in the middle of the Civil War, which was moving closer, and closer to Amelia's family/5(10).

Amelias War packs a lot of information into less than pages, but Rinaldi is great when it comes to pacing the plot, generating tension, and doling out information without overwhelming readers which is helpful because the book is geared toward to year-olds, but even adults like me who dont know a lot about the war will be entertained /5.

Two, towards the end of the book Amelia made some huge changes in self without tne necessary huge factor brought in to jolt her to that change in her ideals about the war. I think the plot would have been more accurate to Amelia's character if she had maintained her opinion on the war, her need for neutrality/5(10).

A riveting middle-grade Civil War drama by acclaimed author, Ann Rinaldi. Based on a true incident.

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As the Civil War rages, Amelia's Maryland town is beset by divisions. Even she and her best friend Josh disagree. Amelia vows not to take sides, until the Confederate troops march into town led by Josh's uncle.4/5(3).

The book takes place through the eyes of 13yr old Amelia, who happens to live in one of the towns that suffered much from both sides of the war regularly coming through their town and even actual fighting happening on their streets.

Amelia's War Ann Rinaldi, Author Scholastic Press $ (p) ISBN and may not stay with the book long enough to witness the highly personal price of this war.

Ages TM ® & © Scholastic Inc. All Rights Reserved. Susan Cheyney GRADES: About Us. Rinaldi (My Heart is on the Ground, p.etc.) makes character count in a rousing novel that is more than a portrait of a town and a people divided during the Civil War.

The nucleus of the story is based on the little-known incident in Hagerstown, Maryland, when Confederate General John McCausland demanded $, ransom from the town, threatening otherwise to burn it Author: Ann Rinaldi.

A riveting middle-grade Civil War drama by acclaimed author, Ann Rinaldi. Based on a true the Civil War rages, Amelia's Maryland town is beset by divisions. Even she and her best friend Josh disagree. Amelia vows not 4/5(9). Compare book prices from overbooksellers.

Find Amelia's War () by Rinaldi, Ann/5(). Amelia's War is an intriguing story of "danger and menace, loyalty and love, during a war in which not all the casualties are on the battlefield, and some of the deepest wounds are invisible." When the final chapter is read and the answer to how Hagerstown got away with paying a lesser ransom to General McCausland without even knowing it is 5/5(5).

Buy Amelia's War by Ann Rinaldi online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 3 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $ Amelia's War by Ann Rinaldi - book cover, description, publication : Ann Rinaldi. Get this from a library. Amelia's war. [Ann Rinaldi] -- When a Confederate general threatens to burn Hagerstown, Maryland, unless it pays an exorbitant ransom, twelve-year-old Amelia and her friend find a way to save the town.

This book is also for the Back To History Challenge. Amelia's War, by Ann Rinaldi, is the story of Amelia, a young girl living in a small Maryland town during the Civil ors and friends are torn apart because of their beliefs about the war.

Amelia makes a special pact with her best friend Josh not to take sides.

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Get students excited to read Amelia's War, Ann Rinaldi's novel about the Civil War, with this booktalk. Title page of Amelia Amelia is a sentimental novel written by Henry Fielding and published in December It was the fourth and final novel written by Fielding, and it was printed in only one edition while the author was alive, although 5, copies were published of the first edition.

Amelia follows the life of Amelia and Captain William Booth after they are married. It contains. Amelia's War by Rinaldi, Ann and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Amelia's War by Rinaldi, Ann - AbeBooks Passion for books.

Soon the war begins. As the Civil War progresses, Amelia’s family encounter hardship, change and tragedy as well as adventure. Because of what had happened to Mr. Dechart (Amelia feels partially responsible), Amelia vows to keep her nose out of the terrible war and to just wait for it to be over.

TEACHER'S GUIDE FOR: Amelia's Road. By Linda Jacobs Altman Illustrations by Enrique O. Sanchez. Synopsis Amelia Luisa Martinez hates roads. Los caminos, the roads, take her migrant worker family to fields where they labor all day, to schools where no one knows Amelia's name, and to bleak cabins that are not homes.

A B; Amelia Grafton: narrator of story: Josh Dechart: teenage boy who is determined to keep Hagerstown Mail running: Pa (Wesley) Grafton: father to. *Also known as: Amelia, Amelia's Notebook The series is usually split into Amelia's elementary school notebooks (books ) and middle school notebooks (books ).Author: Marissa Moss.

TRIONE Wine Dinner. February 27th at pm. $ per guest including tax and gratuity For Reservations Call Menu & Wine Pairings. First - Flounder & Crab Leche de Tigre. When Amelia’s mom gives her a journal for her birthday, she finally has a place to share her truest feelings at last!Nine-year-old Amelia’s mother gives her a blank notebook to write down her thoughts and tells her it will make her feel better.

Why would a dumb /5(22). Amelia's War by Ann Rinaldi is a fictionalized account of the real-life ransoming of Hagerstown, Maryland by CSA Brigadier General McCausland in July As a southern girl, I knew about Sherman's march to the sea and I had heard the famous story of how Savannah escaped the torch, but I never knew that towns had been blackmailed for money/5(6).

Who Was Amelia Earhart. (GB) has 8 reviews and 11 ratings. Reviewer lasegidi wrote: The book’s genre is biography and it was written by Kate Boehm Jerome and illustrated by David Cain.

The story is about a woman who shows she is brave and shows that women can work. It says on pg. 3 “Amelia’s action proved that bravery and brains /5(11). Amelia's Prayer is a tender and moving saga spanning 40 years after two young souls are flung together during World War II.

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Book Review: Amelia's War by Ann Rinaldi Another book set in the American Civil War. I'm loving the fact that my "to be read soon" basket had a second book from the same time-frame as the Halifax Connection (which I reviewed last week) from another viewpoint of the war, in a totally different setting.

Amelia's Road is an inspirational tale about the importance of home. Check out these Reading Comprehension Strategies for English Language Learners by Ellen Douglas, from Learn NC, a program of the UNC School of Education which finds and shares the most innovative and successful practices in K–12 education.Check out this great listen on This is a powerful true story of one young girl's struggle to survive the state-care-system in the 70s and 80s.

Amelia has just one wish, to make it through to adulthood and hold her destiny in her own hands. This is .Amelia's War, written by Ann Rinaldi is a historical fiction novel. This story takes place in Hagerstown, Maryland, with a family consisting of Amelia, her mom, her dad, and 2 brothers, Wes and Sky, the whole family was caught in the middle of the Civil War, which was moving closer, and closer to Amelia's family/5.