A Civil War Novel
Narrated by Tyler Greenlaw / 3 hours 13 minutes
Afterhis father is killed fighting for the Union, thirteen-year-old Tom Carrolltakes a job at a Brooklyn ironworks to support his family. He quickly learnsthat they are building an ironclad “unsinkable” ship to be called the Monitor to finally sink the Confederates’“unsinkable” ship, the Merrimac.
Thisis a brilliantly written description of a major sea battle through the eyes ofa teenaged boy who both helped build the Monitor and fought on it.