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Imagine someone you admire—someone whose work is the best-of-the-best. Then imagine that person compliments something you have done. Amazing feeling, right? Well, I’m still pinching myself because James McPherson read my new book, Gunpowder Girls: The True Stories of Three Civil War Tragedies, and he said it was “outstanding.” Then he sent this endorsement!gunpowder-girls-final-cover

Thoroughly researched and beautifully written, this tragic story of 140 girls and young women killed by gunpowder explosions in three arsenals where they produced ammunition for Civil War armies reveals details previously unfamiliar even to Civil War historians. We can now add their names to the human toll of America’s greatest conflict.”

James McPherson, Pulitzer-Prize-winning author of Battle Cry of Freedom

Screen Shot 2016-04-06 at 1.50.30 PMAnother bit of good news is that my award-winning (blush!) book, Tillie Pierce: Teen Eyewitness to the Battle of Gettysburg, is now availalbe as a softcover trade book. I co-published it with Quindaro Press, a terrific partner.

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Tanya Anderson’s books on Goodreads

Tillie Pierce: Teen Eyewitness to the Battle of Gettysburg
Tillie Pierce: Teen Eyewitness to the Battle of Gettysburg

reviews: 30

ratings: 93 (avg rating 3.91)

 

Gunpowder Girls: The True Stories of Three Civil War Tragedies
Gunpowder Girls: The True Stories of Three Civil War Tragedies

reviews: 3

ratings: 5 (avg rating 5.00)

 

Dr. Seuss:
Dr. Seuss: (Theodor Geisel)

reviews: 2

ratings: 10 (avg rating 3.90)

 

The Maid of the Mist
The Maid of the Mist

reviews: 1

ratings: 1 (avg rating 4.00)

 

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