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Coming Feb. 25, 2020

The Story of Civil War Hero Robert Smalls

By Janet Halfmann

Illustrated by Duane Smith

Lee & Low Books

Ages 8-11, Grades 3-4, Chapter Book

This exciting entry in Lee & Low's "Story of" line of chapter-book biographies introduces readers to Robert Smalls, an enslaved wheelman who commandeered a Confederate boat during the Civil War and escaped with his family and crew to freedom. Growing up enslaved in South Carolina, Robert Smalls always dreamed of the moment freedom would be within his grasp. Now that moment was here!