What did you like best about this story? AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Get to Know Us. Across Five Aprils is one of the best Civil War books written for readers of any age. The girl matured in the war years and in the end we hope to see them united in marriage and hope he makes it through the war alive.

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Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Great discription of how the Civil War was to the fice person. Audio CD Verified Purchase. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The book gave me a sense for what life was like for those who were both fighing in the war and those who were left at home struggling to make ends meet with most of the men in the family gone off to war. Item is in your Cart.

To me it is a wonderful book to read over aprols over again.


Across Five Aprils

I bet they’d learn a lot more by reading this than by reading a boring old textbook. I’ll not spoil the story View Cart Proceed to checkout. This recorded version is very good, but it is not great. Get fast, free delivery with Amazon Prime. Jephtha has apeils wrestle with the issue of who to ask for help in deciding what to do He ends up writing Lincoln, and getting a personal letter from him.

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Across Five Aprils by Irene Hunt on Audio CD

I was upset that my 2 favorite characters died. I always said I would someday re-read it. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. His cousin, two brothers, and schoolteacher all join the Union army while another brother joins the Confederacy. Also a lively discussion at book club. Irene Hunt is was a trusted and accomplished author of children’s books. Regardless of when, it made a lasting impression on me. Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry. It tells the tale of Jethro Creighton a young boy who comes of age during the Civil War.

Loved it I’ve read this book for a class project and I love it. Later we wrestle with the issue of what should happen to soldiers who ran away from the battlefield and also what should happen to the traitors when the war was over. Unfortunately when it was assigned the book was packed in boxes from our move so I bought the eBook version for the assignment! Amazon Renewed Like-new products you can trust.


Its written for a young audience but people of all ages will enjoy it. Product details Audible Audiobook Listening Length: The story makes you wish you could go back in time to the Civil war and experience the past and all that comes with it. He was a petted youngest brother at the beginning but had to take over running the farm when his older brothers all went to war.

I read this book many many years ago.