The Red Badge of Courage
Author: Stephen Crane
Publisher: Puffin Classics; Paperback
Ages: Young Adult & Up
Period: Civil War; Fiction
A Learning Language Arts Through Literature book; Gold American Literature Book (High School)
Young Henry Fleming had always dreamed of performing heroic deeds in battle. But as a raw recruit in the American Civil War, the reality is one of mental and physical torment. Throughout his first ordeal in action, Henry experiences both fear and self-doubt, and has no idea whether war will make him a coward--or a hero. This special price is available only while supplies last.