Being the Story of the Enlistment and Due Service of the Boy Charley Goddard in the First Minnesota Volunteers
Delacorte Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780385324984, 128pp.
Publication Date: September 8, 1998
Gary Paulsen introduces readers to Charley Goddard in his latest novel, Soldier's Heart. Charley goes to war a boy, and returns a changed man, crippled by what he has seen. In this captivating tale Paulsen vividly shows readers the turmoil of war through one boy's eyes and one boy's heart, and gives a voice to all the anonymous young men who fought in the Civil War.
Paulsen is the author of more than 100 books, including the critically-acclaimed Nightjohn and Sarny.