With Every Drop of Blood: A Novel of the Civil War (Mass Market Paperbound)

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Johnny promised his father, wounded while fighting for the South, that he would take care of the family and not run off to fight. When there's a request to take his mules and wagon on a bold mission to supply the Rebel troops, Johnny can't resist. Then he's captured by Cush, a runaway slave. Johnny doesn't like taking orders from a black, but he has no choice. He's heading for prison camp wondering what will become of his family and himself.

About the Author

James Lincoln Collier has written many books for children, including "Give Dad My Best" and "Planet out of the Past". He has also contributed more than five hundred articles to the "New York Times Magazine", "Reader s Digest", and "Boy s Life". His honors include the Kidger Prize for Teaching, the Jane Addams Peace Prize, and the Newbery Honor.

Collier is Professor of History at the University of Connecticut.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780440219835
ISBN-10: 0440219833
Publisher: Laurel Leaf Library
Publication Date: December 1st, 1996
Pages: 256
Language: English