Across the Lines
Twelve-year-old Edward thought of Simon as his friend and never imagined life without his companion and slave. But when the Union army invades Virginia and takes over Edward's family's plantation, Edward's family flees to nearby Petersburg, while Simon runs toward freedom. With terrific detail and historical facts woven throughout, the author crafts a story set during the actual siege at Petersburg, complete with battle scenes, descriptions of army life on both sides of the war, and what life was like, told from the point of view of two young boys--one white and one black.
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Review: Across the LinesUser Review - Miss Amanda - Goodreads
gr 5-9 219pgs 1864-1865 Petersburg, Virginia. When Union soldiers evict his family from their plantation home, 12 year old Edward, his mother, sister, and his older brother Duncan travel to Petersburg ... Read full review
Review: Across the LinesUser Review - Jakera Kimble - Goodreads
Im reading this book, so far im on page 21 and i think its alsome , and i really enjoy learning about the Civil war and what happen back then when i was not alive. Read full review