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The Curse of the Buttons

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The Curse of the Buttons
Written by Anne Ylvisaker
Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780763680299
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The Curse of the Buttons

author: Anne Ylvisaker

Fans of the hapless Button family will love this Civil War prequel featuring the inimitable “Granddaddy Ike” as a boy. Longing to join in the war effort, young Ike attempts to call on the ingenuity of his fabled (some say cursed) ancestor—the adventuresome Uncle Palmer—seeking passage to Missouri disguised as a drummer boy to meet up with the Iowa First. But some opportunities are meant to be missed. And some arrive when you least expect them.

“The characters charm, and the material is enhanced by the author's well-realized rendition of time and place.” —Kirkus Reviews
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076368029X /  9780763680299
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Middle-grade Novel / Paperback
age range:
8 yrs - 12 yrs
# of pages/size:
240 / 4 7/8" x 7 1/8"
grade range:
Grade 3 - Grade 7
Family; Historical; Lifestyles;
author’s comments:
Anne Ylvisaker is the author of Dear Papa, which was named a Booklist Top Ten First Novel for Youth, as well as Little Klein and two previous books about the Button family. She lives in California.
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