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Rifles for Watie

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4 out of 5
Based on 3,107 Ratings and 366 Reviews

Book Description
Winner of the Newbery Medal
An ALA Notable Children's Book
Winner of the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award

Just sixteen, Jefferson Davis Bussey can't wait to leave his Kansas farm and defend the Union against Colonel Watie, leader of the dreaded Cherokee Indian rebels. But - exhausted, starved, and scared - he soon learns that there's more to war than honor and glory. And when he is sen... More

Book Information
PublisherHarperCollins Children's Books
BindingMass Market Paperback (32 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of PagesN/A
Publication Date06/1987
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About Harold Keith (Author) : Harold Keith is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Harold Keith include The Literacy Bridge - Large Print - Rifles For Watie (The Literacy B... more
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