Sarah Emma Edmonds Was a Great Pretender: The True Story of a Civil War Spy
Lerner Publishing Group
A picture book biography of Sarah Emma Edmonds, a Canadian-born woman who served as a spy in the Union Army during the Civil War.
Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Single parent; Homelessness; Poverty; Gender nonconformity; single father; homeless; living in poverty; poor; girls who dress as boys; gender expression
Cybils Awards, 2011, Nominee, Non-Fiction Picture Book
runaway; imposters and impersonators; nurses; soldiers; spies; women soldiers
Jones, Carrie, "Sarah Emma Edmonds Was a Great Pretender: The True Story of a Civil War Spy" (2011). Diverse Families. 1222.