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Iron thunder : the battle between the Monitor & the Merrimac : a Civil War novel / Avi.

Avi, 1937- (Author). Childs, Ray (Narrator).
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  • ISBN: 9781935430544 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1935430548 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (3hr., 11 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : AudioGO : 2009.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Ray Childs.
Summary, etc.:
After his father is killed fighting for the Union, thirteen-year-old Tom Carroll takes a job at a Brooklyn ironworks to support his family. He quickly learns that they are building an iron-clad, "unsinkable" ship to be called the Monitor to finally sink the Confederates' "unsinkable" ship, the Merrimac. This is a brilliantly written description of a major sea battle through the eyes of a teenaged boy who both helped build the Monitor as well as fight on it.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Hampton Roads, Battle of, Va., 1862 > Juvenile fiction.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Juvenile fiction.

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