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Bull Run
Contributor(s): Fleischman, Paul (Author)

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ISBN: 0064405885     ISBN-13: 9780064405881
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: March 1995
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Annotation: In this brilliant fictional tour de force that can be read as a novel or performed as readers' theater, the Newbery Award-winning author recreates the first great battle of the Civil War from the points of view of 16 participants--Northern and Southern, male and female, black and white.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Historical - United States - 19th Century
- Juvenile Fiction | Historical - United States - Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
- Juvenile Fiction | Historical - Military & Wars
Dewey: FIC
LCCN: 92014745
Age Level: 8-12
Grade Level: 3-7
Lexile Measure: 810(Not Available)
Guided Reading: Y (Grade 6)
Physical Information: 0.4" H x 5.4" W x 8.1" (0.30 lbs) 128 pages
Themes:
- Chronological Period - 1851-1899
- Chronological Period - 19th Century
- Religious Orientation - Christian
- Topical - Civil War
Features: Bibliography, Ikids, Illustrated, Maps, Price on Product
Review Citations: Booklist 01/01/2001 pg. 977
Publishers Weekly 05/15/1995
School Library Journal 09/01/1997
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 8455
Reading Level: 5.3   Interest Level: Upper Grades   Point Value: 2.0
 
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
A Civil War drama told in sixteen voices, this 'is a heartbreaking and remarkably vivid portrait of a war that remains our nation's bloodiest conflict.... Fleischman's artistry is nothing short of astounding.' --Publishers Weekly. 'Fleischman has done what he does best--create a unique piece of fiction with echoes of his poetry throughout.' --H. 'Outstanding... unforgettable as historical fiction... an important book for every library.' --SLJ.

Notable Children's Books of 1994 (ALA)
1994 Best Books for Young Adults (ALA)
1994 Fanfare Honor List (The Horn Book)
Best Books of 1993 (SLJ)
1993 Books for Youth Editors' Choices (BL)
1994 Teachers' Choices (IRA)
Notable 1994 Childrens' Trade Books in Social Studies (NCSS/CBC)
1994 Notable Trade Books in the Language Arts (NCTE)
1994 Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction for Children
1993 Choices: The Year's Best Books (Publishers Weekly)
Children's Books of 1993 (Library of Congress)
1994 Books for the Teen Age (NY Public Library)
100 Books for Reading and Sharing 1994 (NY Public Library)
1994 Silver Medal for Literature (Commonwealth Club of California)
1994 Anne Izard Storytellers' Choice Award Winner (Westchester, NY Library System)


Contributor Bio(s): Fleischman, Paul: -

Paul Fleischman's novels, poetry, picture books, and nonfiction are known for innovation and multiple viewpoints. He received the Newbery Medal for Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices and a Newbery Honor for Graven Images, and he was a National Book Award finalist for Breakout. His books bridging the page and stage include Bull Run, Seek, and Mind's Eye. For the body of his work, he's been the United States nominee for the international Hans Christian Andersen Award. He lives in California. www.paulfleischman.net.


 
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