Silent Thunder: A Civil War Story by Andrea Davis Pinkney
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Silent Thunder: A Civil War Story
by Andrea Davis Pinkney

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    List Price: $17.99
    Format: Paperback, 224 pages
    Classification: Fiction
    Target Age Group: Young Adult
    ISBN13: 9780786753642
    Imprint: West 26th Street Press
    Publisher: West 26th Street Press
    Parent Company: West 26th Street Press
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    Book 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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