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Blast Back!: The Civil War

Blast Back! Series

By Nancy Ohlin, Illustrated by Adam Larkum

$16.99 US / $21.99 CAN

Get ready to blast back to the American Civil War and discover what life was like during that time!

When people talk about the American Civil War, things like slavery and battles may come to mind. But what was it really like during this time? This engaging nonfiction book, complete with black and white interior illustrations, will make readers feel like they’ve traveled back in time. It covers everything from how the war started to what life was like in the North and South, and more. Find out interesting, little-known facts such as what the code language of the Underground Railroad meant and how soldiers spent their free time. The unique details along with the clever and humorous interior illustrations make this series stand out from the competition.

Download the Blast Back! Series Discussion and Educator’s Guide here!

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Book Details

ISBN9781499801217
Page Count112
FormatHardcover
SubformatMiddle-Grade Nonfiction
Trim size5.5" x 7"
Age range7-10
Publication dateMay 31, 2016
Publication seasonSummer 2016
RightsWorld

Author/Illustrator Bio

  • Nancy Ohlin is the author of the Blast Back! series, the YA novels Always, Forever and Beauty, and the early chapter book series Greetings from Somewhere under the pseudonym Harper Paris. She lives in Ithaca, NY with her husband, their two kids, two cats, a bunny, and assorted animals who happen to show up at their door.
  • Adam Larkum is a freelance illustrator based in the United Kingdom. In addition to his illustration work, he also works in animation and develops characters for television.

Product Description

Get ready to blast back to the American Civil War and discover what life was like during that time!

When people talk about the American Civil War, things like slavery and battles may come to mind. But what was it really like during this time? This engaging nonfiction book, complete with black and white interior illustrations, will make readers feel like they’ve traveled back in time. It covers everything from how the war started to what life was like in the North and South, and more. Find out interesting, little-known facts such as what the code language of the Underground Railroad meant and how soldiers spent their free time. The unique details along with the clever and humorous interior illustrations make this series stand out from the competition.

Download the Blast Back! Series Discussion and Educator’s Guide here!