Remember Me
OR

 
$5.94
Retail $6.99

QUANTITY
In Cart: 0
Available: 2
Paperback
ISBN 9780698115521
Publisher Summary
A biography of the brilliant southern general who gained the nickname Stonewall by his stand at Bull Run during the Civil War.

“An absorbing biography of the controversial Confederate general, one of the country’s greatest, and oddest heroes.”—The New York Times

No one thought Thomas Jackson would grow up to be a hero. Certainly not his childhood friends, who laughed at him when he fell into the river on the way to church and then sat through the service in his wet clothes. The cadets at West Point watched him sweat buckets whenever he had to speak in class and doubted if he’d even graduate. But through it all, Jackson’s determination to succeed served him well. He found that war allowed him to be the kind of man he’d always dreamed of being. While other soldiers fell back in terror, Jackson stood “like a stone wall” and went on to be one of the most brilliant and heroic military leaders in America.

A New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year
 
If you like this book, here are a few more suggestions
Stealing Home : The Story of Jackie Robinson Toliver's Secret Miss Lady Bird's Wildflowers : How A First Lady Changed America Forty Acres and Maybe a Mule Helen's Eyes : A Photobiography of Annie Sullivan, Helen Keller's Teacher When the Soldiers Were Gone Extraordinary Education of Nicholas Benedict Searching for Sarah Rector : The Richest Black Girl in America Capture the Flag Gabriel's Journey Extraordinary Education of Nicholas Benedict Lives of the Explorers : Discoveries, Disasters (And What the Neighbors Thought) Adventurous Life of Myles Standish and the Amazing-But-True Survival Story of Plymouth Colony : Barbary Pirates, the Mayflower, the First Thanksgiving, and Much, Much More Who Was Marco Polo? Adventurous Life of Myles Standish And the Amazing but True Survival Story of Plymouth Colony Out of Darkness : The Story of Louis Braille Across the Lines Gabriel's Horses Fly, Monarch! Fly! Freedom Riders : John Lewis and Jim Zwerg on the Front Lines of the Civil Rights Movement