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The compelling story of three young orphans who must survive on their own during the Civil War.

It?s near the end of the war, and rumors of emancipation are swirling. Eleven-year-old Luke decides to run away to freedom and join the Union Army. But he doesn?t find the Yankee troops he was hoping for. Instead, he finds nine-year-old Daylily, lost in the woods after suffering an unspeakable tragedy. Her master set her free, but freedom so far has her scared and alone.

Also lost in the woods is seven-year-old Caswell, the son of a plantation owner. He was only trying to find his Mamadear after the Yankees burned their house with all their fine things. He wanted to be brave. But alone in the woods with two slave children, he quickly loses all his courage, and comes to greatly depend upon his new friends. In the chaos and violence that follows, the three unrelated children discover a bond in each other stronger than family.

A touching, beautifully written narrative, Black Angels is a riveting, special read.

Synopsis:

A touching, beautifully written narrative, "Black Angels" is the riveting, compelling story of three young orphans who must survive on their own during the Civil War.

About the Author

Linda Beatrice Brown lives in Greensboro, North Carolina. This is her first book for young readers.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780399250309
Author:
Brown, Linda Beatrice
Publisher:
Putnam Publishing Group
Author:
Daren King
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Historical - United States - Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Subject:
People & Places - United States - African-American
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Race relations
Subject:
Social Issues - General
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-U.S. Civil War
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback
Publication Date:
20090931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 7 up to AND UP
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.50x5.86x.94 in. .85 lbs.
Age Level:
12-12

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"Synopsis" by , A touching, beautifully written narrative, "Black Angels" is the riveting, compelling story of three young orphans who must survive on their own during the Civil War.
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