Reading and Discussion

Exploring Ideas through Books

Slavery and the Civil War

Undertake an intergenerational discussion of the root causes of the War, and the experience of soldiers on both sides.

Books in this Series

  • Julius Lester, To Be A Slave
  • Gary Paulsen, Nightjohn
  • Jim Murphy, The Boys’ War: Confederate and Union Soldiers

Available Facilitators

How to Book this Series

Please browse the list of available facilitators above. Then contact your chosen facilitator to discuss the timing and other details of the series. Finally, select the “Book this Series” button and fill out our online┬áReading & Discussion Request Form.


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