Foster's War by Carolyn Reeder

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When his older brother joins the army during World War II in order to escape the rages of an authoritarian father, eleven-year-old Foster fights his battles on the homefront.
 

About Carolyn Reeder

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Carolyn Reeder, winner of the Scott O'Dell Award for "ShaCarolyn Reeder, winner of the Scott O'Dell Award for "Shades of Gray" (Simon & Schuster), is an avid history buff witdes of Gray" (Simon & Schuster), is an avid history buff with a longtime interest in the Civil War. Her other historicalh a longtime interest in the Civil War. Her other historical novels for young people include "Across the Lines", "Grandp novels for young people include "Across the Lines", "Grandpa's Mountain", "Moonshiner's Son", and "Captain Kate". a's Mountain", "Moonshiner's Son", and "Captain Kate".
 
Published March 1, 1998 by Scholastic Inc.. 282 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Foster's heartbroken mother, suffering herself and witnessing the devastation of her family, takes steps to bring them back from the brink by divulging a long-kept secret about Mr. Simmons and showing them a family album of times when they were younger.

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Foster Simmons, the 11-year-old protagonist of this ambitious historical novel, is shocked by America's entry into WWII, but he is used to war at home. While his father stops short of physical abuse,

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Foster Simmons, the 11-year-old protagonist of this ambitious historical novel, is shocked by America's entry into WWII, but he is used to war at home.

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