Shades of Gray
By (author) Carolyn Reeder
Shades of Gray by Carolyn Reeder
Book DescriptionCOURAGE WEARS MANY FACESThe Civil War may be over, but for twelve-year-old Will Page, the pain and bitterness haven't ended. How could they have, when the Yankees were responsible for the deaths of everyone in his entire immediate family?And now Will has to leave his comfortable home in the Shenandoah Valley and live with relatives he has never met, people struggling to eke out a living on their farm in the war-torn Virginia Piedmont. But the worst of it is that Will's uncle Jed had refused to fight for the Confederacy.At first, Will regards his uncle as a traitor -- or at least a coward. But as they work side by side, Will begins to respect the man. And when he sees his uncle stand up for what he believes in, Will realizes that he must rethink his definition of honor and courage.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780812496253
(193mm x 124mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Perfection Learning
Publisher: Perfection Learning
Publish Date: 1-May-1999
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Carolyn Reeder
Moonshiner's Son, Paperback / softback (February 2003)
During Prohibition, 12-year-old Tom Higgins helps his father make whiskey. When a preacher arrives to fight the "evils of alcohol, " Tom is outraged to find the preacher's daughter throwing salt in his father's mash--until he starts to like her.
Shades of Gray, Paperback (July 1999)
At the end of the Civil War, twelve-year-old Will, having lost all his immediate family, reluctantly leaves his city home to live in the Virginia countryside with his aunt and the uncle he considers a "traitor" because he refused to take part in the war.
Across the Lines, Paperback / softback (December 1998)
From the bestselling author of "Shades of Gray" and "Grandpa's Mountain" comes a story set during the Civil War about the separation of best friends, who are also master and servant--and teaching hard lessons of friendship, choice, courage, and the meaning of freedom. Teacher's Guide.
Grandpa's Mountain, Hardback (October 1991)» View all books by Carolyn Reeder
During the Depression, eleven-year-old Carrie makes her annual summer visit to her relatives in the Blue Ridge Mountains and watches her determined grandfather fight against the government's attempt to take his farm land for a new national park.
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