Remember Me
OR

 
Across the Lines
AUTHOR
ILLUSTRATOR
 
SERIES
 
TYPE
AGE
Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11 
READABILITY
6.3 
PAGES
220 p. ; 
KEYWORDS
 
$5.94
Retail $6.99

QUANTITY
In Cart: 0
Available: 27
Paperback
ISBN 9780380730735
Publisher Summary
Twelve-year-old Edward thought of Simon as his friend and never imagined life without his companion and slave. But when the Union army invades Virginia and takes over Edward's family's plantation, Edward's family flees to nearby Petersburg, while Simon runs toward freedom. With terrific detail and historical facts woven throughout, the author crafts a story set during the actual siege at Petersburg, complete with battle scenes, descriptions of army life on both sides of the war, and what life was like, told from the point of view of two young boys--one white and one black.

Edward, the son of a white plantation owner, and his Black house servant and friend Simon witness the siege of Petersburg during the Civil War
 
If you like this book, here are a few more suggestions
After the Train Detective's Assistant Breaker Boy Sugar Stonewall Jip : His Story Some Kind of Courage Don't Talk to Me About the War Detective's Assistant Iron Thunder : The Battle Between the Monitor & the Merrimac: A Civil War Novel Johnny Tremain Door in the Wall Adara Caught When the Soldiers Were Gone Risked Secrets of Greymoor Leanin' Dog Breaker Boy Cabin on Trouble Creek