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10 thoughts on “Seeing the Elephant

  1. says:

    This is a fictionalized tale about the American Civil War It is told from the point of view of a 10 year old boy, who is not old enough to join the Union Army with his older brothers, and his longing for them and to be part of the action I do not want to give away the story but I will say that it brought me to tears This story would be amazing for showing the human side of war and teaching how war is viewed from varying perspectives This is not a book that I would use with very young childre This is a fictionalized tale about the American Civil War It is told from the point of view of a 10 year old boy, who is not old enough to join the Union Army with his older brothers, and his longing for them and to be part of the action I do not want to give away the story but I will say that it brought me to tears This story would be amazing for showing the human side of war and teaching how war is viewed from varying perspectives This is...


  2. says:

    A great story about the horrors of war and the human cost Excellent and factually accurate, this book is a good pick for 5th 8th grades.Unique Feature Historically accurate language Not bad language, but words most kids won t know.Genre Historical Fiction Real genre historical fiction


  3. says:

    Seeing the Elephant by Pat Hughes takes places during the Civil War and tells the story of a young boy who wishes he could join the Union Army along with his two older brothers The story begins with Izzie, the young boy, watching his two older brothers Ario and Cal go off to see the elephant The brothers told Izzie that seeing the elephant meant that they were going into battle for the first time Izzie did not want to stay at home in Pennsylvania with his younger siblings on the family fa Seeing the Elephant by Pat Hughes takes places during the Civil War and tell...


  4. says:

    This book was one of my least favorite books that I have read this year due to the fact that it was way to long It seemed as if it was trying to fit to many details maybe this makes for abelieveable story during a certain time period The story was about a boy name Izzie who wants to join the union army like his brothers in order to see the elephant which was a term for going into battle This book is made for someone on a secondary level in school because the content is period based Izz This book was one of my least favorite books that I have read this year due to the fact that it was way to long It seemed as if it was trying to fit to many details maybe this makes for abelieveable story during a certain time period The story was about a boy name Izzie who wants to join the union army like his brothers in order to see the elephant which was a term for going into battle This book is made for someone on a secondary level in school because the content is period based Izzie is a strong believer of going to war and wants to be just like his brothers who are currently in the army When one of his brother returns home from the war due to an illness he is sad and depressed because he never got to go to war and he doesnt want to be looked at as s...


  5. says:

    This was a case of a picture book trying to talk too much Too many words, too much story, and trying too hard to tell the WHOLE true story Although the history was interesting, it just wasn t a story to be told in a picture book If I had been presented this same information, maybe even identical text, in a chapter book I likely would have give it four stars, but the publishing decision was just wrong to make it into a picture book, despite the fact the illustrations were beautifully done I c This was a case of a picture book trying to talk too much Too many words, too much story, and trying too hard to tell the WHOLE true story Although the history was interesting, it just wasn t a story to be told in a picture book I...


  6. says:

    In this Civil War story, a boy is anxious to see the elephant, ie, experience something he doesn t see in his daily life He goes with his aunt to Washington D.C., where she works in a hospital treating wounded soldiers There he finds that war is not as glorious as...


  7. says:

    This is our favorite Civil War picture book so far Although the other reviews didn t rate it as highly, my son wanted to reread it I thought the storyline did capture our interest What I liked most about it is the presentation of how complicated the Civil War was not a cut and dried just about...


  8. says:

    A sweet story about the complexities of war.


  9. says:

    gorgeous illustrations touching story


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Seeing the Elephant Young Izzie Wishes He Could Join The Union Army With His Brothers, Ario And Cal He Wonders What It Would Be Like To See The Elephant Soldier Talk For Going Into Battle For The First Time But It Seems The Closest Izzie Will Ever Get To Battle Is Visiting Wounded Soldiers At A Washington, D.C., Hospital, Where His Aunt Works As An Army Nurse When Izzie Meets A Wou