Blue and the Gray (The Blue and the Gray)

the blue and the gray bunting

A young white boy and his African-American friend explore the grassy fields near the construction area of their new homes, which is on the site of an 1862 Civil War battleground, and one boy's father reminds them of the war's lesson of freedom.---from the publisher

32 pages                      978-0590601979                             Ages 6-9

Keywords:  American history, Civil War, friends, African American, Black Lives Matter, Diversity:  Resilience and Oppression, freedom, diversity, diverse books, 6 year old, 7 year old, 8 year old, 9 year old, first person voice, stories in verse

Read alike:  Pink and Say by Patricia Polacco  (for an older audience)

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