With Every Drop of Blood by James Lincoln Collier, Christopher Collier
  

With Every Drop of Blood

James Lincoln Collier, Christopher Collier

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With Every Drop of Blood by James Lincoln Collier, Christopher Collier

Fourteen-year-old Johnny promised his father, who was gravely wounded while fighting for the South, that he would take care of the family and not run off to fight. But when there's a request to take his mules and wagon on a bold mission to supply the Rebel troops, Johnny can't resist the chance for revenge as well as a good payday. Times are tough without his father on the farm, and food is scarce for everyone. But his plan goes awry when he's captured by Cush, a runaway slave. Johnny doesn't like taking orders from a black man, but he has no choice: He's heading for prison camp wondering what will become of his family and himself. Along the way, he learns some surprising views about the war, forms an unlikely bond with Cush, and finds his long-held feelings about the issues surrounding the Civil War brought into question. This critically acclaimed novel is geared for children Grades 5 and up.

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eBook

Author

James Lincoln Collier, Christopher Collier
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Publisher

Blackstone Publishing Blackstone Publishing

Publication date

17th April 2012

ISBN

9781620642023



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