Nurse, Soldier, Spy: The Story of Sarah Edmonds, A Civil War Hero
Abrams Books for Young Readers
A story of a nineteen-year-old woman who disguised herself as a man to avoid an unwanted marriage and who distinguished herself as a male nurse during the Civil War, and later as a spy for the Union Army.
LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Gender nonconformity; gender roles; girls who dress as boys; gender expression
mother and father
Cybils Awards, 2011, Nominee, Non-Fiction Picture Book
Eureka! Nonfiction Children's Book Award, 2011, Honor
Great Lakes Great Books Award, 2012, Honor Book, Grades 4-5
military; Civil War; female soilder; nurse; spy
Moss, Marissa, "Nurse, Soldier, Spy: The Story of Sarah Edmonds, A Civil War Hero" (2011). Diverse Families. 1270.