Publisher description for The red badge of courage / retold from the Stephen Crane original ; abridged by Oliver Ho ; illustrated by Jamel Akib ; afterword by Arthur Pober.


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A searing tale of fear and courage, set during the Civil War, but more powerful today than ever. A young man enlists in the Union Army, but nervously wonders how he will react to the blood, violence, and death of a real battle. When that terrible day arrives, he flees the fighting in terror. But his cowardly behavior gnaws at his conscience, and he searches for redemption for what he has done.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Chancellorsville, Battle of, Chancellorsville, Va., 1863 -- Juvenile fiction.
Chancellorsville, Battle of, Chancellorsville, Va., 1863 -- Fiction.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Fiction.
War -- Fiction.
Coming of age -- Fiction.