Tillie Pierce's Civil War Story

From the Series Narrative Nonfiction: Kids in War

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 4
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

In July of 1863, the Battle of Gettysburg raged for three days. Fifteen-year-old Tillie Pierce found herself in the middle of the action when she went to stay with family friends on a farm south of town. As the battle went on, the farm filled with wounded and dying soldiers, and Tillie helped feed and care for these men. Witness one of the most important battles of the Civil War up close with Tillie.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Social Studies
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction
Copyright 2018
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™, LernerClassroom
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2018-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 3.8
Text Type Narrative Nonfiction
BISACS JNF007120, JNF025130, JNF025270
Dewey 973.7/349
Dimensions 6 x 9
Lexile 660
Guided Reading Level T
ATOS Reading Level 4.1
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 195411
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features eSource

Author: Katie Marsico

Illustrator: Thomas Girard