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Nurse, soldier, spy : the story of Sarah Edmonds, a Civil War hero / by Marissa Moss ; illustrated by John Hendrix.

By: Moss, MarissaContributor(s): Hendrix, John, 1976-Material type: TextTextPublication details: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2011Description: 47 p. col. ill. ; 29 cmISBN: 9780810997356 (alk. paper); 0810997355 (alk. paper)Subject(s): Edmonds, S. Emma E. (Sarah Emma Evelyn), 1841-1898 -- Juvenile literature | Nurses -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Women soldiers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Soldiers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Women spies -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Spies -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, Female -- Juvenile literature | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women -- Juvenile literature | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Secret service -- Juvenile literatureSummary: This fast-paced, high-energy picture book tells the true story of Sarah Emma Edmonds, who at age nineteen disguised herself as a man in order to fight in the Civil War. She took the name Frank Thompson and joined a Michigan army regiment to battle the Confederacy. Sarah excelled as a soldier and nurse on the battlefield. Because of her heroism, she was asked to become a spy.
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Includes index, glossary and bibliography.

This fast-paced, high-energy picture book tells the true story of Sarah Emma Edmonds, who at age nineteen disguised herself as a man in order to fight in the Civil War. She took the name Frank Thompson and joined a Michigan army regiment to battle the Confederacy. Sarah excelled as a soldier and nurse on the battlefield. Because of her heroism, she was asked to become a spy.

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