Behind Rebel Lines: The Incredible Story of Emma  Edmonds, Civil War Spy  -     By: Seymour Reit
Buy Item $5.99 Retail: $6.95 Save 14% ($0.96) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

Behind Rebel Lines: The Incredible Story of Emma Edmonds, Civil War Spy

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt / 1988 / Paperback

$5.99 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $6.95
|
Save 14% ($0.96)
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW164278

Current Promotions
  • Others Also Purchased (10)
Others Also Purchased (10)
Description
Availability
Price
Add
Include
  1. Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
    $12.59
    Retail: $13.99
    Add To Cart
    $12.59
  2. Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
    $3.59
    Retail: $3.99
    Add To Cart
    $3.59
  3. In Stock
    $4.00
    Retail: $14.99
    Add To Cart
    $4.00
  4. In Stock
    $9.99
    Retail: $15.00
    Add To Cart
    $9.99
  5. In Stock
    $9.99
    Retail: $14.99
    Add To Cart
    $9.99

Product Description

The true story of a Civil War spy who fooled the rebels - and her own troops. In 1861, when war erupted between the states, President Lincoln made an impassioned plea for volunteers. Determined not to remain on the sidelines, Emma Edmonds cropped her hair, donned men'sclothing, and enlisted in the Union Army. Everyone, even her fellow soldiers, thought she was a man.
But Emma wanted to do more. When she heard a key Union spy had been captured and executed, she volunteered to take his place. Soon she was a cunning master of disguise, risking discovery and death at every turn. Emma had fooled her own army but could she keep her secret behind enemy lines?

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 144
Vendor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Dimensions: 7 X 4 1/2 (inches)
ISBN: 0152164278
ISBN-13: 9780152164270
Availability: In Stock

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. Jed Smith: Trailblazer of the West, Grades 5-7
    Jed Smith: Trailblazer of the West, Grades 5-7
    Frank Latham
    Christian Liberty Press / 2003 / Trade Paperback
    $7.19 Retail: $9.52 Save 24% ($2.33)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW367864
  2. Westward Expansion and Migration
    Westward Expansion and Migration
    Cindy Barden
    Carson-Dellosa Publishing LLC / Trade Paperback
    $12.59 Retail: $13.99 Save 10% ($1.40)
    Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
    CBD Stock No: WW375840
  3. Richard & Sabina Wurmbrand: The Underground Pastor and His Wife DVD
    Richard & Sabina Wurmbrand: The Underground Pastor and His Wife DVD
    Vision Video / DVD
    $5.00 Retail: $19.99 Save 75% ($14.99)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 6 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW112966
  4. Little Women
    Little Women
    Louisa May Alcott
    HarperCollins / 2013 / Trade Paperback
    $3.59 Retail: $3.99 Save 10% ($0.40)
    Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
    CBD Stock No: WW350995

Related Products

  1. Guns for General Washington: A Story of the American  Revolution
    Guns for General Washington: A Story of the American Revolution
    Seymour Reit
    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt / Trade Paperback
    $5.99 Retail: $6.95 Save 14% ($0.96)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW164359
  2. Stars In Their Courses: The Gettysburg Campaign
    Stars In Their Courses: The Gettysburg Campaign
    Shelby Foote
    Random House / 1994 / Hardcover
    $20.70 Retail: $23.00 Save 10% ($2.30)
    Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
    CBD Stock No: WW601120
  3. Civil War: A Narrative Fredericksburg to Meridian
    Civil War: A Narrative Fredericksburg to Meridian
    Shelby Foote
    Random House / 1986 / Trade Paperback
    $23.40 Retail: $26.00 Save 10% ($2.60)
    Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
    CBD Stock No: WW74621X
  4. Civil War: A Narrative Red River to Appomatox
    Civil War: A Narrative Red River to Appomatox
    Shelby Foote
    Random House / 1986 / Trade Paperback
    $23.40 Retail: $26.00 Save 10% ($2.60)
    Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
    CBD Stock No: WW46228

Publisher's Description

In 1861, when war erupted between the States, President Lincoln made an impassioned plea for volunteers. Determined not to remain on the sidelines, Emma Edmonds cropped her hair, donned men’s clothing, and enlisted in the Union Army. Posing in turn as a slave, peddler, washerwoman, and fop, Emma became a cunning master of disguise, risking discovery and death at every turn behind Confederate lines.

Author Bio

SEYMOUR REIT is the author of more than eighty books for young readers. An experienced animated cartoonist, he is also the creator of Casper the Friendly Ghost. Mr. Reit lives in New York City.

Editorial Reviews

“The story is fast-moving, and Emma’s spunk...is evident.”—Kirkus Reviews
“This stranger-than-fiction story will captivate history buffs and hold the attention of the most reluctant reader.”—Bank Street College of Education
“A suspense-filled account of a brave and loyal feminist.”—Booklist

Product Reviews

5 Stars Out Of 5
5 out of 5
(1)
(0)
(0)
(0)
(0)
Quality:
5 out Of 5
(5 out of 5)
Value:
5 out Of 5
(5 out of 5)
Meets Expectations:
5 out Of 5
(5 out of 5)
100%
of customers would recommend this product to a friend.
SORT BY:
SEE:
Displaying items 1-1 of 1
Page 1 of 1
  1. Alberta, Canada
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    A good book
    December 26, 2012
    Leona Koziarski
    Alberta, Canada
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    Although written for the younger crowd, I enjoyed this book very much.
Displaying items 1-1 of 1
Page 1 of 1

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search