The Fighting Ground

By Avi Avi

Reading Level: Middle School, High School
Genre: Fiction
Awards: Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award
Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers 1994

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The compelling story of how participation in the American Revolution shapes a young boy.

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Caldecott Medal

Most distinguished American picture book for children (annually).

Coretta Scott King Award

Distinguished books by authors and illustrators of African descent which promote an understanding and appreciation of the American dream (annually).

Golden Kite Award

Outstanding examples of text, illustration, fiction and nonfiction (four awards annually).

Newbery Medal

Most distinguished contribution to American literature for children (annually).

Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award

Outstanding work of historical fiction published by a U.S. publisher set in the New World.