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Rifles for Watie Study Guide


Rifles for Watie

by Harold Keith

Sixteen year-old Jeff is loyal to the Union cause – until he is trapped behind enemy lines and befriended by the Rebels.

Barbara's Notes: Many customers have asked for a study based on the Civil War. I like this one best because it details several viewpoints, exposing us to the complex issues surrounding the war. (Grades 6, 7, 8)

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Book Summary 332 pages
Book Category Historical fiction
Theme Ugliness of war
Setting Kansas, 1860s
Novel Study Highlights 8 units
Spelling-Vocabulary Medium
Critical Thinking Medium to Difficult
Biblical Focus Christian perseverance
Related Studies Civil War, Cherokee Indians