Charley Skedaddle

by Patricia Beatty

Coming from the rough and tumble of street life in the Bowery, 12-year-old Charley... read more

Coming from the rough and tumble of street life in the Bowery, 12-year-old Charley expects to avenge his brother's Gettysburg death with ease. Being connected with the Union Army is different than Charley expected, just as the horrors of real war are nothing like the battles in his neighborhood. Charley learns about courage from Granny Bent and because of the opportunity he has to prove he isn't a coward. (Age 12 and older)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1987

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