Johnny Clem's Civil War Story

From the Series Narrative Nonfiction: Kids in War

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

Bullets whizzed overhead, narrowly missing twelve-year-old Johnny Clem. The Confederate army was winning the Battle of Chickamauga, and Johnny’s unit had begun to retreat. Although he had joined the Union army as a drummer boy, Johnny knew the dangers of the Civil War. Now he clutched his musket tight, prepared to protect himself and his fellow soldiers at any cost. Join Johnny on the battlefield as he fights to stay alive.

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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 ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2018-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 4.6
Text Type Narrative Nonfiction
BISACS JNF007020, JNF025130, JNF025270
Dewey 973.7092 [B]
Dimensions 6 x 9
Lexile 760
Guided Reading Level S
ATOS Reading Level 4.7
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 195405
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features eSource

Author: Katie Marsico

Illustrator: Ann Kronheimer