Cry of courage / Lee Roddy.

By: Roddy, Lee, 1921- [author.]
Material type: TextTextSeries: Roddy, Lee, Between two flags: 1.Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Bethany House, [1998]Copyright date: ©1998Description: 169 pages ; 21 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 076422025X (paperback)Subject(s): African Americans -- Juvenile fiction | Christian life -- Juvenile fiction | Slavery -- Juvenile fiction | Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Juvenile fiction | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Juvenile fictionSummary: Everything changes the day the battle lines are drawn... GIDEON TUGWELL wants to escape the scrabble farmer's life of his father and become a writer. But when war breaks out between the North and South and his older brother enlists, Gideon is left with even more farm chores - and less time than ever to pursue his dreams. EMILY LODGE, recently orphaned and newly arrived from Illinois to live with her relatives at Briarstone Plantation, finds that being a Yankee girl with strong abolitionist views is not easy among Confederates and plantation owners. She wonders if she would be better off back in Illinois - if she could only reurn across battle lines... NAT TRAVIS, a slave boy secretly educated by his previous master, is new to Briarstone Plantation, where he is servant to young Master William Lodge. Despite warnings from other slaves, Nat hopes the confusion of war will provide the perfect opportunity for him to gain his freedom. But will the right moment ever come?--Back cover.
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Everything changes the day the battle lines are drawn... GIDEON TUGWELL wants to escape the scrabble farmer's life of his father and become a writer. But when war breaks out between the North and South and his older brother enlists, Gideon is left with even more farm chores - and less time than ever to pursue his dreams. EMILY LODGE, recently orphaned and newly arrived from Illinois to live with her relatives at Briarstone Plantation, finds that being a Yankee girl with strong abolitionist views is not easy among Confederates and plantation owners. She wonders if she would be better off back in Illinois - if she could only reurn across battle lines... NAT TRAVIS, a slave boy secretly educated by his previous master, is new to Briarstone Plantation, where he is servant to young Master William Lodge. Despite warnings from other slaves, Nat hopes the confusion of war will provide the perfect opportunity for him to gain his freedom. But will the right moment ever come?--Back cover.

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