Title: Bull Run
Author: Paul Fleischman
Northerners, Southerners, generals, couriers, dreaming boys, and worried sisters describe the glory, the horror, the thrill, and the disillusionment of the first battle of the Civil War.
Lexile Level: 810
Guided Reading Level: Y
Eight Southern and eight Northern characters speak about their involvement in the 1861 Battle of Bull Run. Their “voices” alternate in short chapters as they view the battle from different perspectives. A totally engaging way to study the Civil War, the book is also arranged to be used in a readers’ theater style. Includes notes for book to be used as readers’ theater.