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Published by Philomel Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Sex role -- Fiction.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Fiction.

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About the Edition

With her father and brothers gone to serve in the Civil War and her mother sick, teenage Valor ignores what is proper behavior for a girl and fights to defend her North Carolina mountain farm.

Edition Notes

StatementGloria Houston ; illustrations by Thomas B. Allen.
ContributionsAllen, B. Thomas, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.H8184 Mo 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination239 p. :
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1722719M
ISBN 100399225196
LC Control Number92026218

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Mountain Valor on *FREE* shipping on qualifying cturer: Topeka Bindery As Aunt Becky tells her, Valor, too, is now a ``sister to the wind.'' The story's grounding in reality gives it resonance; the Appalachian terrain, dialect, and lifestyle—as well as the ambivalent loyalties among mountain people in the Civil War—are all well handled. A taut, unusually authentic novel. (Fiction. 14). Twelve-year-old Valor McAimee isn't about to sit back and watch the Civil War happen around her. When a band of marauding soldiers threaten her mother's life, Valor takes matters into her own hands. A stirring story of a young girl who discovers that true courage is a gift that comes only from within. All from $Price Range: $ - $ With her father and brothers gone to serve in the Civil War and her mother sick, teenage Valor ignores what is proper behavior for a girl and fights to defend her North Carolina mountain farm.

Books and Authors Top Teaching Blog Teacher's Tool Kit Student Activities The Teacher Store Book Clubs Book Fairs Scholastic Education Classroom Magazines Mountain Valor. By Thomas B. Allen, Gloria Houston. Grades. Genre. Fiction. With her father and brothers gone to serve in the Civil War and her mother sick, thirteen-year-old Valor.   Book Overview In this taut, unusually authentic novel (Kirkus Reviews), young Valor McAimee enters the Civil War disguised as a young southern boy and, in one fateful night, lives up to her name. 10,print/5(5). Children's Book Review: Mountain Valor by Gloria Houston, Author, Thomas B. Allen, Illustrator Philomel Books $ (p) ISBN Based on . The average student saves about $ per year when buying or renting all of their required books from our marketplace. ValoreBooks also lets you sell text books directly to us at the highest buy back prices online. ValoreBooks is and always will be dedicated to making your college experience better.

  "Rocky Mountain Valor" by Jennifer D. Bokal My Thoughts . The story will keep you turning the pages to see what is coming next for Petra Sloane as she is in the need of help from the situation that she has been drawn into.5/5(5). Mountain Valor is a historical fiction novel that is based on a true story. Houston writes most of her stories from her own cultural background in the Appalachian Mountains. There are many instructional ideas that can be done with this book. You could keep a journal of what your feelings would be through these hard times/5. When the raiders return near the end of the war, brutalizing the family and taking their livestock, Valor disguises herself as a boy to avenge her family and retrieve their property. As with Houston's Littlejim (Philomel, ), set in the Appalachians of the early s, Mountain Valor is based on a true story from the author's family history. No one tells the gritty story of the Old West like MoreMissing: Mountain Valor.