Here and Then by George Ella Lyon

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They called her the Angel of Camp Robinson--a 40-year-old nurse named Eliza Hoskins. Across an abysss of 133 years since the Civil War, she calls for medical supplies. Twelve-year-old Abby hears her ghostly voice and struggles to ease the suffering of men long dead. But why now? And why her?
 

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George Ella Lyon has written many books for young readers inGeorge Ella Lyon has written many books for young readers including the award-winning picture book "Mother to Tigers", "cluding the award-winning picture book "Mother to Tigers", "No Dessert Forever!", both illustrated by Peter Catalanotto No Dessert Forever!", both illustrated by Peter Catalanotto and "Trucks Roll!" illustrated by Craig Frazier. Her novel, and "Trucks Roll!" illustrated by Craig Frazier. Her novel, "Sonny's House of Spies", earned two starred reviews and was"Sonny's House of Spies", earned two starred reviews and was nominated for a Kentucky Bluegrass Award. George Ella lives nominated for a Kentucky Bluegrass Award. George Ella lives in Lexington, Kentucky with her family. Find out more about in Lexington, Kentucky with her family. Find out more about the author visit www.georgeellalyon.com the author visit www.georgeellalyon.com
 
Published October 1, 1994 by Orchard Books (NY). 114 pages
Genres: Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy. Fiction

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At a reenactment the three attend, Abby plays the part of 40-year-old Eliza Hoskins, ``the Angel of Camp Robinson.'' To imagine herself into the role, Abby begins a diary in nurse Eliza's voice.

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Joining her history-buff parents for a weekend reenactment of the Civil War at Camp Robinson, Ky., seventh-grader Abby ``gets into character'' by keeping a journal for Eliza, the 40-year-old nurse she

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