Patricia Clapp
The Tamarack Tree
April 22, 2020 Comments.. 296
The Tamarack Tree Patricia Clapp Orphaned at thirteen, Rosemary Leigh was transplanted from England to Vicksburg, Mississippi, in 1859 Four years later, to distract her from her fear as cannonballs batter the besieged city, Rosemary writes about what she has been through.While she has been growing up, enjoying the social pleasures of a Southern young lady, the tensions between North and South have develoOrphaned at thirteen, Rosemary Leigh was transplanted from England to Vicksburg, Mississippi, in 1859 Four years later, to distract her from her fear as cannonballs batter the besieged city, Rosemary writes about what she has been through.While she has been growing up, enjoying the social pleasures of a Southern young lady, the tensions between North and South have developed into civil war Because she is English, Rosemary brings an outsider s perspective to the issues that sparked the conflict, but nonetheless she is torn between her sense of outrage at the very idea of slavery and her feelings for the Southerners she has come to love For Rosemary, her brother Derek, and their American friends old and young, white and black the disastrous siege of Vicksburg comes as a crucial test of courage and the will to survive.Once again, Patricia Clapp has created a heroine of wit, charm, and indomitable spirit in a vividly evoked historical setting.. The Tamarack Tree Orphaned at thirteen Rosemary Leigh was transplanted from England to Vicksburg Mississippi in Four years later to distract her from her fear as cannonballs batter the besieged city Rosemary
  • Title: The Tamarack Tree
  • Author: Patricia Clapp
  • ISBN: 9780140324068
  • Page: 201
  • Format: Paperback
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    1 Blog on “The Tamarack Tree

    1. Kellyn Roth says:

      That was an okay story, but it wasn t amazing A little convenient, especially towards the end where everything got wrapped up into a nice, neat bow I loved the characters and setting.

    2. Jinger says:

      I read this for the 1st time in 5th grade and fell in love with it I still get it out at least once a year to read again Wonderful love story set throughout the Civil War in Vicksburg, Mississippi.

    3. Audrey Lawson says:

      A civil war book that tries to include too many topics The result is a book that has no depth and isn t really about anything Very disappointing.

    4. Mandy says:

      My favorite book from middle school

    5. Jessica says:

      Loved this one as a kid and I loved reading it with Emma.

    6. Fay Risner says:

      If Civil War stories interest you, this one is good insight into the seize at Vicksburg from a first person viewpoint of the main character Rosemary, an English sixteen year old, comes to America to live with her brother and winds up enduring the hardships faced by the south during the war Rosemary struggles with allegiances during the war She enjoys the companionship of the southern friends she made, but feels slavery is wrong She leans toward the northern viewpoint and worries about one young [...]

    7. Rachel says:

      I love this book It says it is geared towards 10 14 year olds It is a really easy read so quick and short I love the perspective it gives on the Civil War and war of any kind as it is written from the viewpoint of a British girl in the South who is against slavery Plus there is a love interest which is always cute to follow when it s from a sweet teenage girl s perspective.

    8. Sarah says:

      I don t remember why I loved this book so much, but when I was in fifth grade I spoke of this book in hushed and reverent tones It s an adventure love story set in the civil war, and it rocked my preteen world.

    9. Ruth McDonald says:

      Written for upper elementary to middle school readers, this is a well balanced presentation of the U.S Civil War Its exciting plot will keep young readers engaged while educating them about history and the complex issues surrounding war.

    10. Veleda says:

      This book was absolutely amazing and I loved it.

    11. Julie says:

      civil war, battle of vicksburg

    12. Chris says:

      EXCELLENT book Very well written, characters are well developed, and the story is plausible I highly recommend this book for everyone 11.

    13. Lori says:

      Sad true story It makes you appreciate your life.

    14. Meghan Mcsweeney says:

      My favorite book in middle school

    15. Lisa Gibson says:

      I read this book when I was in middle school and it remains one of my favorite

    16. Karrie says:

      One of my favorite YA reads of all time I just finished reading it again for the umpteenth time as my relaxation reward after school finished A quick read and highly recommended.

    17. Kari says:

      I love this book Sweet guys, funny moments, good history lesson Good deal in a day when a lot of books are no good.

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