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Silent Thunder: A Civil War Story
Contributor(s): Pinkney, Andrea (Author)

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ISBN: 0786753641     ISBN-13: 9780786753642
Publisher: West 26th Street Press
OUR PRICE: $15.29  

Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: October 2012
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BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Family - Siblings
- Juvenile Fiction | Historical - United States - General
- Juvenile Fiction | Historical - United States - Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Age Level: 10-14
Grade Level: 5-9
Lexile Measure: 880
Physical Information: 0.5" H x 6" W x 9" (0.55 lbs) 224 pages
Themes:
- Topical - Civil War
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Publisher Description:
Each of us has a silent thunder a quiet desire that rumbles from deep-down. For eleven-year-old Summer and her older brother Rosco, their secret dreams seem far out of reach. Both are slaves on a Virginia plantation in the year 1862. More than anything, Summer wants to learn to read and write. Rosco is eager to join the Union Army so that he can fight for the cause that would allow all people to be free. Told in alternating voices, this is a work of historical fiction by bestselling and award-winning author Andrea Davis Pinkney."
 
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