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Pink and Say - Patricia Polacco
Pink and Say
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In a true story, Pinkus Aylee, a black Union soldier, finds Sheldon Curtis left for dead and carries him home to be tended by his mother, but when the two boys attempt to rejoin the Union troops, they are captured and sent to Andersonville Prison.
In a true story, Pinkus Aylee, a black Union soldier, finds Sheldon Curtis left for dead and carries him home to be tended by his mother, but when the two boys attempt to rejoin the Union troops, they are captured and sent to Andersonville Prison.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780399226717 (0399226710)
ASIN: 399226710
Publisher: Philomel
Pages no: 48
Edition language: English
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Flicker Reads
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5.0
A small masterpiece of storytelling. Guaranteed to bring you to tears.
Ronyell (a.k.a Rabbitearsblog)
Ronyell (a.k.a Rabbitearsblog) rated it
5.0 Pink and Say by Patricia Polacco
Genre: Racism / Civil War / Friendship Year Published: 1994 Year Read: 2013 Many of the books I had read by Patricia Polacco were extremely emotional and sad like “The Junkyard Wonders” and “Thank You, Mr. Falkner,” but none of them had hit me so close to my heart than her book “Pink and Say...
mrsbond
mrsbond rated it
Told from the perspective of a 15 year old boy (Sheldon) who is fighting in the Civil War. While injured, he meets an African American boy (Pinkus) who rescues him. Pinkus brings Sheldon to his home where his family nurses him back to health. Marauders murder Pinkus' mother. The boys are captured by...
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