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The Fighting Ground

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The Fighting Ground   by Avi

By Newbery Medal winning author Avi, The Fighting Ground is a fantastic children's historical fiction novel set during the Revolutionary War."  It tells the story of "a young boy’s first encounter with war and how it changes him." (Publishers Weekly)

Jonathan may be only thirteen years old, but with the Revolutionary War unfolding around him, he’s more certain than ever that he wants to be a part of it—to fight for independence alongside his brother and cousin to defeat the British. But Jonathan’s father, himself wounded from battle, refuses to let his son join the front lines.
Winner of the Scott O’Dell Award for Best Historical Fiction, and made it to the American Library Association's 'Notable Books' and 'Best Books for Young Adults' lists.

Book Type:    chapter book

Related Lists:  American Revolution     history      historical fiction

Interest Level:   3rd grade     4th grade     5th grade

Reading Level:   Guided Reading Level V     DRA Level 50

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