Pink and Say

Written and Illustrated by Patricia Polacco

Pink, an African-American Yankee soldier, rescues Say, a white Yankee soldier, after he was wounded on the battlefield. Pink brings Say home to Georgia, where he and his mother, Moe Moe Bay nurse Say back to health. Then, Confederate soldiers raid the house and differences in how black and white people are treated become clear.

Age Range 6 - 9 years
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Copyright Year
Page Count
48
Publisher
Philomel
Grade Level 1st - 4th
ISBN
9780399226717
Lexile 600
Themes