Synopses & Reviews
Melody and Marshall are cousins whose family is torn apart when Marshall's father enlists in the Confederate Army and Melody's father backs the Union cause. Marshall assists his father by acting as a spy while Melody helps her father. But will family loyalty override the allegiances of war when one of the cousins finds the other in distress?
This innovative new series features boys and girls describing their experiences at a key moment in history. Half of the book tells one side of the story, then it can be flipped over for the side. Set in the Civil War, this first book tells how cousins Melody and Marshall are torn apart when their fathers fight on opposite sides.
Set in the Civil War, this first book tells how cousins Melody and Marshall are torn apart when their fathers fight on opposite sides.
About the Author
Patricia Hermes is a versatile and prolific award-winning author who writes for
nearly every age group. She has received many awards, including the Smithsonian Notable Book Award, the C. S. Lewis Honor Award, and the award for the New York Public Library Best Book for the Teen Years. Patricia is also the author of My Side of the Story: The Brothers' War. She lives in Fairfield, Connecticut.