Soldier's Heart

Soldier's Heart

A Novel of the Civil War

Book - 1998
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Eager to enlist, fifteen-year-old Charley has a change of heart after experiencing both the physical horrors and mental anguish of Civil War combat. A powerful novel that re-creates the agony of the Civil War, based on the real-life experiences of a Union soldier who was only 15 when he went to war. In this captivating tale Paulsen vividly shows readers the turmoil of war through one boy's eyes and one boy's heart, and gives a voice to all the anonymous young men who fought in the Civil War.
Publisher: New York, NY : Delacorte Press, ©1998
ISBN: 9780440228387
Branch Call Number: y PAULSEN
Characteristics: xv, 106 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm
Alternative Title: Novel of the Civil War
Civil War


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Apr 14, 2018

thevales thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

janellejordan Jun 03, 2015

janellejordan thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 11 and 15


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janellejordan Jun 03, 2015

A very cool look into what the civil war was like for a young man to go through. Shocking how real some of it really is.


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janellejordan Jun 03, 2015

Charley is sent off to the military to help his family strive. Who knows whats in store for him there. He goes off to become a man but does he live through it all? A great thriller and a page turner, and a very easy read.


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janellejordan Jun 03, 2015

Violence: Since it is a historical war fiction book, of course there are young to be some war scene.


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