Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Caves, Cannons and Crinolines, by Beverly Stowe McClure, Earns the Literary Classics Seal of Approval

Children's Literary Classics is pleased to announce that the young adult book, Caves, Cannons, and Crinolines, written by Beverly Stowe McClure, has been selected to receive the Literary Classics Seal of Approval.

This historical work of fiction is a literary treasure, and a must-read for young history buffs.  - When fourteen year old Elizabeth's older brothers go off to fight for the Confederate Army during the Civil War, she decides she can no longer sit by and wait for the men to fix everything.  Determined to make a difference, she disguises herself as a boy and sets out to enlist as a soldier.  Guided by a naive, but genuine heart, and armed with the best of intentions, Elizabeth embarks upon an enlightening journey that will educate and inspire young readers.  Ms. McClure portrays the story of Elizabeth and her loving family with historical accuracy and honest emotions as one family struggles to stay together while their nation is being torn apart.

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  1. What an awesome book! I love historic fiction...

  2. Thank you for a lovely review. Lizzie's story is special to me for all the men, women, and children who faced a difficult time in America's history. I am honored to win this award.

  3. Congratulations, Beverly. That's an amazing honour to receive; and from the write-up, well deserved.

  4. Thank you, Linda and Carrie. I appreciate your kind words.