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Pink and Say
by Patricia Polacco

This true Civil War story­ begins when Pink, an African American slave-turned-Union soldier, finds Say, an Ohio farm boy, also a Union soldier, wounded in battle. Pink carries Say to his mother’s nearby farm where the 15-year-olds find a pocket of peace and friendship amid the violence that rages around them. They share their stories, including Say’s brief encounter with President Abraham Lincoln. Pink and Say is a celebration of compassion, humanity, and fighting for what’s right.

GRADES K – 8
THEMES Civil War, family, friendship, heritage, perseverance
EVENTS Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Black History Month, Read Aloud Month

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    • December 5, 2016 at 8:04 pm bookmaster

      Thanks for your book suggestion! We’ll make sure our artistic and education staff check it out.

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