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With Every Drop of Blood: A Novel of the Civil War

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Johnny promised his father, wounded while fighting for the South, that he would take care of the family and not run off to fight. When there's a request to take his mules and wagon on a bold mission to supply the Rebel troops, Johnny can't resist. Then he's captured by Cush, a runaway slave. Johnny doesn't like taking orders from a black, but he has no choice. He's heading for prison camp wondering what will become of his family and himself.

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"It's the large canvas that will draw readers to the story, especially the facts about the battles in all their confusion and terror, though there is also some sense of the Southern kid who's not at all sure what he's fighting for. And no easy comfort is offered; whatever the outcome of the war, Cush and Johnny know that racism is still a bitter reality." Booklist

About the Author

James Lincoln Collier is the author of over forty books, which have been published in twelve languages, including Russian: he is the only American writer on jazz to have official acceptance in the U.S.S.R. His books on music include biographies of Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington, The Making of Jazz and Practical Music Theory, used in many schools. His articles on music have also appeared in the New York Times Sunday Magazine, Village Voice, Wall Street Journal, and many others. He contributed major articles to the New Grove Dictionary of American Music and to Grove's Dictionary of Jazz. Collier has worked as a jazz musician around New York for many years, and has played with groups in a dozen nations around the world.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780440219835
Author:
Collier, James Lincoln
Publisher:
Laurel Leaf Library
With:
Collier, Christopher
Author:
Collier, Christopher
Author:
Collier, James
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Boys
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Historical - United States - General
Subject:
Race relations
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Historical
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Historical - United States - Civil War
Subject:
Afro-Americans -- Fiction.
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-U.S. General
Subject:
historical fiction;civil war;fiction;history;african americans
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series Volume:
no. 32
Publication Date:
19961231
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
6.89x4.18x.66 in. .27 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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"Review" by , "It's the large canvas that will draw readers to the story, especially the facts about the battles in all their confusion and terror, though there is also some sense of the Southern kid who's not at all sure what he's fighting for. And no easy comfort is offered; whatever the outcome of the war, Cush and Johnny know that racism is still a bitter reality."
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