(From the publisher):
Fourteen-year-old Henry Severn is ship's boy and lookout on the Banshee
.This new British ship is designed to carry goods through the line of Yankee ships blocking trade between the Confederate states and Britain during the Civil War. On their many runs through the blockade, Henry and the rest of the crew risk discovery and destruction by the U.S. Navy.
Everyone is counting on Henry to spot enemy ships. Will Henry's keen eyes save the Banshee from capture
Young readers will enjoy experiencing the high-seas adventure of running the blockade, as popular author and Civil War historian G. Clifton Wisler draws from historical accounts to tell this exciting story of America's past.
Original title: Run the Blockade
Genre: Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Adventure
Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Historical Fiction→ United States and Canada→ Civil War And Slavery