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Rochester Reads Titles

February 14, 2012

MIdnight RisingConfederates in the AtticRochester Reads 2012 looks back at the American Civil War and how it still influences us today. The two main selections are Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War and Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid that Sparked the Civil War by best-selling author, Tony Horwitz.

The River Between UsThe Junior title is The River Between Us by Richard Peck is a historical novel about a 15-year-old girl during the first year of the Civil War.

B is for BattlecryB is for Battle Cry: A Civil War Alphabet,written by Pat Bauer and illustrated by David Geister, is the Children’s title.

Many events fitting the Civil War theme are planned to take place in March and April of 2012. For more information, please visit www.rochesterreads.org.

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