My brother's keeper: Virginia's diary

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Mary Pope Osborne's book, part of the relaunch of the My America series, tells the story of Ginny , a young girl who keeps a journal during the Civil War's Battle of Gettysburg. Virginia Dickens has promised to keep a journal for her older brother Jed. And Ginny finds plenty to write about: Pennsylvania Volunteers arrive in the town square reporting a big battle in Virginia and calling for more men to join their ranks. Rumors fly that the Rebs are headed to Gettysburg, and the Battle of Gettysburg ensues. Suddenly, Ginny's quiet town is filled with the injured. Ginny's brother Jed has joined the Union army, and they find him wounded in a makeshift hospital. With Ginny's nursing, he recovers, and Ginny is is able to witness the President's Gettysburg Address.
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Grouping Title my brother s keeper virginias diary
Grouping Author osborne mary pope
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-12-27 04:47:14AM
Last Indexed 2019-01-19 05:16:48AM

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display_description In 1863, as the Civil War approaches her quiet town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, nine-year-old Virginia records in a journal the horrible things she witnesses before, during, and after the Battle of Gettysburg.
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primary_isbn 9780439153072
publishDate 2000
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subject_facet Diaries -- Fiction, Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863 -- Juvenile fiction, United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns -- Juvenile fiction
title_display My brother's keeper : Virginia's diary
title_full My brother's keeper : Virginia's diary / by Mary Pope Osborne
title_short My brother's keeper :
title_sub Virginia's diary
topic_facet Campaigns, Diaries, Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863, History