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A riflePatricia Beatty best selling author and winner of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction takes readers on an unforgettable trip aboard the Underground Railroad Her powerful story of the Civil War captures the secrecy suspense and heroism of this little known chapter in America's history and will long be remembered by readers. A middle grade novel about uakers living in North Carolina during the Civil War The language was a little stilted lots of thees and thous but the premise of the book was very interesting I learned a lot about uakers and how they were treated in the Civil War

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Who Comes with Cannons?

When Truth Hopkins's father dies she goes to live with her uncle and his family on their North Carolina farm Like Truth the Bardwells are uakers They oppose slavery but refuse to take up arms in the civil war that is now being waged to end this inhuman institution Then one day a runaway slave takes refuge on the Bardwell farm and to Truth. I read this aloud to my kids when we traveled to Georgia from CA and toured several historical sites Though the book doesn t take place in Georgia it really helped us to get into the time period Both my 10 yr old daughter 8 yr old son enjoyed it

Patricia Beatty ó 5 Summary

's amazement her uncle hides him from the slave catchers Even puzzling he asks her to accompany him when he deliverswagonload of hay to a neighbor late that nightThis ride and the wagon's real cargo involve Truth in a mysterious and dangerous underground movement and reveal how she can help further the cause of freedom without the use of. This is a lovely book about the uaker community and their participation in the Underground Railroad It was a uick fun read that I think would be a great way to introduce children to the issues of slavery abolition personal choices civil disobedience and the civil war It s a book I would read with a grandchild This is a safe family focuse book with limited scenes of violence


10 thoughts on “Who Comes with Cannons?

  1. says:

    I read this aloud to my kids when we traveled to Georgia from CA and toured several historical sites Though the book doesn't take place in Georgia it really helped us to get into the time period Both my 10 yr old daughter 8

  2. says:

    A nice way to introduce how the uakers 'participated' in the Civil War

  3. says:

    I loved this book It's the uaker perspective during the American Civil War and I really enjoyed the story and characters

  4. says:

    I saw this on a sale cart at a local library and I like historical novels and expected this to be a great find on the topic of slavery and the Civil War but it was nothing like that I only spent 25 cents but there was no real reason for me to read this and I look forward to finding better novels on the subject After reading They L

  5. says:

    This is a lovely book about the uaker community and their participation in the Underground Railroad It was a uick fun read that I think would be a great way to introduce children to the issues of slavery abolition personal choices civil disobedience and the civil war It’s a book I would read with a grandchild This is a safe family focuse book with limited scenes of violence

  6. says:

    A very interesting Civil War story from an unusual perspective The Friends had a part to play on both sides

  7. says:

    Title Who Comes with Cannons Author Patricia Beatty Genre Historic Themes US History Opening linesentence “Kettle cousin indeed The name stung”Brief Book Summary A story of an orphaned girl who goes to live with family during the

  8. says:

    A middle grade novel about uakers living in North Carolina during the Civil War The language was a little stilted lots of thees and thous but the premise of the book was very interesting I learned a lot about uakers and how they were treated in the Civil War

  9. says:

    This is the third of Patricia Beatty's historical novels set in the Civil War Charley Skedaddle was set with a young boy from the north who runs off to war only to find out it wasn't what he expectedTurn Homeward Hanna was

  10. says:

    This book was often difficult to read because of the uaker language of Thees and Thous It was a story about a uaker girl from the north who is sent to live with her family in the South when her family dies The uakers are involved in the Underground railroad Two of the uaker boys are kidnapped and forced in to th