Across Five Aprils by Irene Hunt

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Who is the main character in Across Five Aprils?

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Jethro Creighton is the story's protagonist. Across Five Aprils is his coming-of-age story, detailing his difficult transition to manhood during a crucial period in American history.

As with most boys of his age, Jethro initially thinks that war is just an awfully big game, full of glamor and excitement....

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