One of the most popular series ever published for young Americans, the "Childhood of Famous Americans" classics have been praised alike by parents, teachers, and librarians. With these lively, inspiring, fictionalized biographies - intended for children 8-12 - today's youngster is swept right into history. "Robert E. Lee: A Young Confederate" is a biography focusing on the childhood of the man who turned down the field commander of the United States Army and became the leader of the Confederate Army during the Civil War.
Using simple language that beginning readers can understand, this lively, inspiring, and believable biography looks at the childhood of Confederate general Robert E. Lee.
Helen Albee Monsell is the author of biographies about Thomas Jefferson, Susan B. Anthony, and Robert E. Lee.