With their families caught on opposite sides of the Civil War, friends Sarah Pierce and James Hood are afraid that everything they know is about to change.When the two friends encounter a wounded Union soldier after a violent battle sweeps through their rural Virginia home, they are faced with a difficult decision. Readers (Ages 7-9) will find out how the war threatened to tear the United States apart forever by following along with this gripping tale.
About the Author
Wil Mara, a lifelong fan of the National Football League, is the author of more than seventy-five books. He has written both fiction and nonfiction, for both children and adults. Aside from his “ NFL novels, ” he also wrote the 2005 disaster thriller Wave, which won the 2005 New Jersey Notable Book Award.