This book is the revolution-version of what your school history books say about the civil war--one of America's worst disasters. Think that the North did EVERYTHING right? Nope! Think that they won easily? Think again!Think the South didn't fight bravely? Not quite! There's possibly a LOT you don't yet know about the Civil war--and it's all jam-packed into this fun, easy-to-read book by Steve Sheinkin! The award-winning author tells the story of the war with special facts like...did you know that the term "sideburns" came from an actual person? And that a little boy, sent to be a drummer in the war, actually ended up a great gunman?If studying history seems like a pain in the neck for you, just one look at this book will SO change your mind.