Black Angels by Linda Beatrice Brown

By Linda Beatrice Brown

The compelling tale of 3 younger orphans who needs to continue to exist on their lonesome in the course of the Civil War.

It?s close to the top of the warfare, and rumors of emancipation are swirling. Eleven-year-old Luke makes a decision to run away to freedom and subscribe to the Union military. yet he doesn?t locate the yank troops he hoped for. in its place, he reveals nine-year-old Daylily, misplaced within the woods after discomfort an unspeakable tragedy. Her grasp set her loose, yet freedom to this point has her scared and alone.

additionally misplaced within the woods is seven-year-old Caswell, the son of a plantation proprietor. He used to be in basic terms looking for his Mamadear after the Yankees burned their apartment with all their effective issues. He desired to be courageous. yet by myself within the woods with slave young children, he speedy loses all his braveness, and is derived to enormously rely on his new acquaintances. within the chaos and violence that follows, the 3 unrelated young children find a bond in one another improved than family.

A touching, superbly written narrative, Black Angels is a riveting, distinctive read.

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