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Silent Thunder: A Civil War Story

Pinkney, Andrea Davis

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ISBN 10: 0786804394 / ISBN 13: 9780786804399
Published by Hyperion, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1999
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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First printing. Blue textured paper spine, oatmeal boards. A short novel about an adolescent brother and sister who are slaves during the Civil War. As new in like DJ. 218 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 1888

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Title: Silent Thunder: A Civil War Story

Publisher: Hyperion, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

Book Type: Book

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An eleven-year-old slave, Summer, and her older brother each have their own "silent thunder" that rumbles deep within, but they are forced to make wrenching decisions about their destiny in a book about the triumph of the human spirit in the most inhumane circumstances.

About the Author:

Andrea Davis Pinkney has written several acclaimed picture books, works of nonfiction, and novels. Her fiction for middle-grade readers includes Solo Girl, Raven in a Dove House, Silent Thunder, and Let It Shine, a Coretta Scott King Honor winner. She is also the author of the picture books Alvin Ailey, Duke Ellington, and Ella Fitzgerald, all illustrated by her husband and frequent collaborator, Brian Pinkney. She lives with her family in Brooklyn, New York.

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