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Across Five Aprils: War and Hope

32 minutes 36 seconds

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It is 1863 and the Civil War still rages. Intense emotional conflicts affect an Illinois family whose sons have taken sides. Prejudices in the community result in intimidation and violence. However, the family's love and hope sustain them to the end. The second part of a two-part historical dramatization based on Irene Hunt's book.

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Runtime: 32 minutes 36 seconds

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Man wearing a t-shirt and gardening hat works outside. Caption. If Bill spent as much time plowin' as he does readin'.
34 minutes 41 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9

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    Anonymous (Mountain Lakes, NJ)
    May 3rd, 2023 at 10:13 AM

    Excellent movie

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    Sara G. (Lakewood, NJ)
    April 12th, 2016 at 03:48 PM

    Clean, thorough, well captioned and reviewed. My classes benefitted tremendously.