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Author Giblin, James Cross, 1933-2016.
Title Good brother, bad brother : the story of Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth / James Cross Giblin.
Pub Info New York : Clarion Books, c2005.
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Descript 244 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
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Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Audience Age 10-14.
Contents A brother's crime -- Crowing like a rooster -- "Where are your spurs?" -- Gold pieces and blizzards -- Hamlet in Honolulu -- Edwin in love -- "Marching off To war" -- "He must come at once!" -- A spy and a blockade runner -- "When Lincoln shall be king" -- "To whom it may concern" -- "Sic semper tyrannis!" -- The terrible aftermath -- "Hunted like a dog" -- "Useless! Useless!" -- Death by hanging -- Standing ovations -- Into the furnace -- Targeting Edwin -- Triumph in Germany --- A toast to the players -- The last "Hamlet."
Summary Most people know the name John Wilkes Booth, but few likely have heard of his elder brother Edwin. Find out about the brothers through first-hand accounts. Learn how alike and how different they were, and how each made a lasting impression on American history.
Note Accelerated Reader 8.3.
Reading Counts! 7.3.
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection.
Subject Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865 -- Juvenile literature.
Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865 -- Family -- Juvenile literature.
Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893 -- Juvenile literature.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Assassination -- Juvenile literature.
Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865.
Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865 -- Family.
Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Assassination.
Assassins -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Actors -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Brothers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Assassins -- United States -- Biography.
Actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography.
Brothers -- United States -- Biography.
Genre Young adult nonfiction.
ISBN 0618096426
9780544809741 (paperback)
0544809742 (paperback)
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