Cecil's Story

Activities and resources to teach Cecil's Story, a Civil War book written by George Ella Lyon and illustrated by Peter Catalanotto.
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Updated on: April 22, 2002
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Internet Resources

Civil War Clipart
Grade Levels: Primary, Intermediate, Middle
This collection of Civil War clipart has pictures in categories such as battles, soldiers, weapons, and more.
http://classroomclipart.com/cgi-bin/kids/imageFolio.cgi?direct=History/United_States/Civil_War

George Ella Lyon Biography
Grade Levels: All
Learn more about this award-winning author, who still lives in Kentucky, her birthplace.
http://visitingauthors.com/authors/lyon_george_ella/lyon_george_ella_bio.html

Uniforms of the Civil War
Grade Levels: Primary, Intermediate, Middle
Illustrations of shirts, pants, hats, knapsacks, canteens, etc. used by soldiers during the war.
http://extlab1.entnem.ufl.edu/olustee/uniforms/uniforms.html

Underground Railroad Virtual Journey
Grade Levels: Primary, Intermediate, Middle
Making choices of their own, students follow Harriet Tubman on one of her many freedom trips up the east coast.
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/features/99/railroad/j2.html

Books by George Ella Lyon

A B Cedar: An Alphabet of Trees
ADA's Pal
Basket
Book
Borrowed Children
Catalpa: Poems by George Ella Lyon
Cecil's Story
Come a Tide
Counting on the Woods
A Day at Damp Camp
Dreamplace
Father Time and the Day Boxes
Five Live Bongos
Here and Then
Mama Is a Miner
One Lucky Girl
The Outside Inn
Red Rover, Red Rover
A Regular Rolling Noah
A Sign
The Stranger I Left Behind
Together
A Traveling Cat
Where I'm From? Where Poems Come From
Who Came Down That Road?
With a Hammer for My Heart
A Wordful Child

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