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Silent Thunder: A Civil War Story

by Pinkney, Andrea Davis
Publisher: Hyperion
Issue: Winter 2000
ISBN: 0786804394

In Silent Thunder, a work of historical fiction about two teenage siblings enslaved on a plantation, Summer and Rosco tell their own stories in period diction. When Rosco escapes through the Underground Railroad, Summer stays with their prayerful mother as news of the Emancipation Proclamation reaches Virginia.

review of Silent Thunder: A Civil War Story, by Pinkney, Andrea Davis, Civil War Book Review, (Winter 2000).