Diary of a Drummer Boy

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First Avenue Editions, Mar 1, 2000 - Juvenile Fiction - 48 pages
The fictional journal of a real-life drummer boy in the Civil War. Orion Howe is the youngest person in history to receive a Congresional Medal of Honor. The author imagines what he might have written had he kept a journal, and in doing so is able to bring the sights and sounds of the civil war alive for young readers.

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Author and illustrator Michael Garland was born in Manhattan in 1952. He studied art at Pratt Institute and soon after graduating, he sold his first illustration to True Confessions magazine. He has written or illustrated over 40 books.

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