Please note: This title is a required book for Gray LLATL program, as it is used in one of the four-book studies.
The unforgettable story of young Jethro Creighton, who comes of age during the turbulent years of the Civil War. Historically authentic, it is a beautifully written family story. Details of battles and campaigns are gleaned from conversations and letters. “…Filled with bloodshed, hate and tears, but also with love, loyalty and compassion… And with ideas and implications that have meaning for young people today.”
Newbery Medal Honour Book.