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Connections ~ Civil War Unit Study, Lesson Plans, Lapbook, Printables

HSS Units and Lapbooks

Civil War Lapbook (Level 5)

Abe Lincoln, The Boy Who Loved Books (Level 3)

Follow The Drinking Gourd (Level 3)

President Lapbook (includes Lincoln)

Pink and Say (Level 4)


Library List

Picture Books –

Show Way by Jacqueline Woodson
Henry's Freedom Box by Ellen Levine
Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom by Carole Boston Weatherford
Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt by Deborah Hopkinson
A Picture Book Of Robert E. Lee By David Adler
A Picture Book Of Harriet Tubman By David Adler
Li'l Dan The Drummer Boy By Romare Bearden
Abe Lincoln By Keith Brandt
The Blue And The Gray By Eve Bunting
Sky Sash So Blue By Libby Hathorn
Mountain Boy By Anna Josephs
Abraham Lincoln By Clara Ingram Judson
If You Travelled On The Underground Railroad By Ellen Levine
A Double Batch By Ethel Little
Cecil’s Story By George Lyon
Runaway Slave By Ann Mcgovern
Harriet Tubman By Catherine Nichols
The Promise Quilt By Candice Ransom
We Played Marbles By Tres Seymour
Selina And The Bear Paw Quilt By Barbara Smucker

Easy Readers –

Meet Abraham Lincoln By Barbara Cary (Step-Up Book)
Abraham Lincoln By Anne Colver
Just A Few Words, Mr. Lincoln by Jean Fritz
Thunder At Gettysburg By Patricia Lee Gauch
Glory's Freedom By Joan Holub(Doll Hospital)
Billy And The Rebel By Deborah Hopkinson
From Slave To Soldier By Deborah Hopkinson
The Vicksburg Veteran By F.N. Monjo
Stonewall Jackson by Helen A. Monsell (Childhood Of Famous Americans)
If You Lived At The Time Of The Civil War By Kay Moore
Virginia's Civil Wary Diary By Mary Pope Osborne (My America Series)
Civil War On Sunday By Mary Pope Osborne (Magic Tree House)
Addy Books By Connie Porter (American Girl)
Clara Barton by Augusta Stevenson (Childhood Of Famous Americans)
Diary Of A Drummer Boy By Marlene Targ-Brill
Meet Robert E. Lee By George Swift Trou (Step-Up Book)
Drummer Boy: Marching To The Civil War By Ann Turner

Chapter Books –
Johnny Reb By Merritt Allen
The Stolen Train By Robert Ashley
Abraham’s Battle; A Novel Of Gettysburg By Sara Banks
No Man's Land: A Young Solider's Story By Susan Bartoletti
Eben Tyne, Powdermonkey By Patricia Beatty
Charley Skedaddle By Patricia Beatty
Jayhawker By Patricia Beatty
Who Comes With Cannons? By Patricia Beatty
Evvy's Civil War Miriam Brenaman
The Tamarack Tree By Patricia Clapp
A Month Of Seven Days By Shirley Climo
With Every Drop Of Blood By James Collier
The Red Badge Of Courage By Stephen Crane
When Will This Cruel War Be Over? The Civil War Diary Of Emma Simpson By Barry  Denenberg
All Their Names Were Courage By Sahron Denslow
An Island Far From Home By John Donahue
Amelia Carrett, Bayou Grand Coeur, Louisiana, 1863 By Kathleen Duey (American Diaries)
Emma Eileen Grove, Mississippi, 1865 By Kathleen Duey (American Diaries)
The Secret Of The Lost Tunnel By Frank Dixon (Hardy Boys)
Bull Run By Paul Fleischman
Becca’s Story By James Forman
Sound The Jubilee By Sandra Forrester
The Slave Dancer By Paula Fox
Brady By Jean Fritz
Daria Solves A Mystery by Norma Lutz (Sisters In Time)
Shades Of Gray By Carolyn Reeder
Girl In Blue by Ann Rinaldi
Braving The Fire by John Severance
On The Banks Of Big Elk Creek By Barbara Zahn
Music -
Civil War Songs, Many With Music Downloads Here

Poetry –

Poems Of Walt Whitman
"Barbara Frietchie" By John Greenleaf Whittier
"The Flag Goes By" By Henry Holcomb Bennett
"Lincoln" By Nancy Byrd Turner