Gunpowder Girls: The True Stories of Three Civil War Tragedies

Title Gunpowder Girls: The True Stories of Three Civil War Tragedies
Names Anderson, Tanya.
Book Number DBC08673
Narrator Olsen, Carrie.
Annotation With thousands of men off fighting in the Civil War, the government hired women and girls--some as young as ten--to make millions of rounds of ammunition. Poor immigrant girls and widows paid the price for carelessness at three major arsenals. Many of these workers were killed, blown up and burned beyond recognition. For grades 6-9.
Length 2 hours, 5 minutes
Title Status Active
Local Subject Young Adult Non-Fiction - YN
Female Narrator - FN
Short Book - SH
Civil War Non-Fiction - WNFC
Civil Rights - CVR
History - HST
History - US - 19th Century - HUN
History - US - HUS
War Stories - Non-fiction - WAN
Women's Interest - WOM
Grades 6-9 and Young Adult - JU7-O
Grades 9-12 - JU9
Locally Produced - LPD
Locally Produced - Kansas - LPDK
Juvenile Non-Fiction - JN
War Stories -- Fiction - WAR
Juvenile Fiction - JF
Economics - ECO
History - Military - HIML
LC Subject Gunpowder industry - Accidents - United States - History - 19th century - Juvenile literature
Women - Employment - United States - History - 19th century - Juvenile literature
Ammunition - History - 19th century - Juvenile literature
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - War work - Juvenile literature
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Women - Juvenile literature
Downloadable books
Nonfiction
Talking books
Language English
Medium Digital Book
Released 2016
Publication Info Emporia : Kansas State Library, Kansas Talking Books Regional Library, 2016 Quindaro Press.
Original Publication Recorded from: Kansas City, Missouri : Quindaro Press, [2016] c2016 9780966925876
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