Publisher: Philomel Books
Publication Date: 1994
Genre/Format: Picture book/Historical fiction
Read without help: grades 4 - 12
Read With: January’s Sparrow (Patricia Polacco, 2007), Just in Time, Abraham Lincoln(Patricia Polacco, 2011) and Sarah Emma Edmonds was a Great Pretender: The True story of a Civil War Spy (Carrie Jones, 2011).
Topics Covered: Civil War, friendship, slavery, soldiers, kindness, heroes, hope,