Remember Me
OR

 
Across the Lines
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ILLUSTRATOR
 
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TYPE
AGE
Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11 
READABILITY
6.3 
PAGES
220 p. ; 
KEYWORDS
 
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Paperback
ISBN 9780380730735
Publisher Summary
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.

Edward, the son of a white plantation owner, and his Black house servant and friend Simon witness the siege of Petersburg during the Civil War
 
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