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Rifles for Watie

Harold Keith

With fighting erupting around his Kansas farm, 16-year-old Jefferson Davis Bussey can hardly wait to join the Union forces. He wants to defend his family from the dreaded Colonel Watie and his Cherokee Indian rebels. After enlisting, Jeff discovers the life of a soldier brings little glory and honor. During battle, his friends die around him. And when he infiltrates Watie's camp as a spy, he discovers the enemy is much like himself-only fighting for a different cause. As Jeff collects information, he wonders if he will be able to betray his new rebel companions when the time comes for him to return to the Union forces. Historian and author Harold Keith packs this well-researched novel with fascinating details and breath-taking action. Rifles for Watie was named an ALA Notable Children's Book and won the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award. Believable characters and vivid battle scenes burst from the pages of history with narrator Tom Stechschulte's dramatic performance.

With fighting erupting around his Kansas farm, 16-year-old Jefferson Davis Bussey can hardly wait to join the Union forces. He wants to defend his family from the dreaded Colonel Watie and his Cherokee Indian rebels. After enlisting, Jeff discovers the life of a soldier brings little glory and honor. During battle, his friends die around him. And when he infiltrates Watie's camp as a spy, he discovers the enemy is much like himself-only fighting for a different cause. As Jeff collects information, he wonders if he will be able to betray his new rebel companions when the time comes for him to return to the Union forces. Historian and author Harold Keith packs this well-researched novel with fascinating details and breath-taking action. Rifles for Watie was named an ALA Notable Children's Book and won the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award. Believable characters and vivid battle scenes burst from the pages of history with narrator Tom Stechschulte's dramatic performance.
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With fighting erupting around his Kansas farm, 16-year-old Jefferson Davis Bussey can hardly wait to join the Union forces. He wants to defend his family from the dreaded Colonel Watie and his Cherokee Indian rebels. After enlisting, Jeff discovers the life of a soldier brings little glory and honor. During battle, his friends die around him. And when he infiltrates Watie's camp as a spy, he discovers the enemy is much like himself-only fighting for a different cause. As Jeff collects information, he wonders if he will be able to betray his new rebel companions when the time comes for him to return to the Union forces. Historian and author Harold Keith packs this well-researched novel with fascinating details and breath-taking action. Rifles for Watie was named an ALA Notable Children's Book and won the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award. Believable characters and vivid battle scenes burst from the pages of history with narrator Tom Stechschulte's dramatic performance.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Tom Stechschulte

Length:

12h 2m


Chapters

Free Sample

01:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:15


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

17:50


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

13:21


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

15:54


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

20:48


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

10:53


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

31:17


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

32:17


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

22:20


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

29:21


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

44:43


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

26:16


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

35:09


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

44:03


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

34:54


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

22:54


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

33:04


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

32:24


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

30:14


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

50:42


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

34:33


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

31:02


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

26:52


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

13:40


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

33:00


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

35:04