SILENT THUNDER A Civil War Story by Andrea Davis Pinkney

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In 1862 eleven-year-old Summer and her thirteen-year-old brother Rosco take turns describing how life on the quiet Virginia plantation where they are slaves is affected by the Civil War.

About Andrea Davis Pinkney

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Andrea Davis Pinkney has written several acclaimed books for middle grade readers, including the novels Bird in a Box, a Today Show Al Roker Book Club pick, and "With the Might of Angels," a book in the Dear America series. She is also the author of the nonfiction book "Let It Shine: Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters," a Coretta Scott King Author Honor winner. Andrea's many picture books include Sit In: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down," a New York Times" best-seller and a Jane Addams Honor Book, which was""illustrated by her husband, Brian Pinkney. She and her family live in Brooklyn, New York.
Published September 25, 1999 by Jump At The Sun. 208 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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