Abigail's Summer: A Story About Gettysburg (Paperback)
Abigail would love to roll over in bed and go back to sleep, after all it is her sixteenth birthday But for Mother it is business as usual and Abigail must fetch the eggs from the Logan's farm just outside of their little town of Gettysburg. On her way she notices all the new soldiers milling about town, but it is not until she is heading down the Chambersburg Pike that she realizes this is not to be an ordinary day. She has just walked into a great big battle This historical fiction book tells the story of Abigail's experience during the battle of Gettysburg. Abigail is right in the thick of the action and not only experiences war first-hand, she also experiences her first love.This title is perfect for middle grade readers who love history.
About the Author
Jamaican-born Jacqueline C. Grant holds a Master's degree in Latin American history and gender studies and a Ph.D. in Caribbean and Latin American history and Atlantic Studies. Jacqueline has published books through The Oliver Press and numerous magazine articles. She owns the publishing company Gunga Peas Books. She lives with her two children, two guinea pigs, and Sox and Butter the family cat and dog in Reno, Nevada.