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Pink and Say

Pink and Say
Author: Patricia Polacco
ISBN 13: 9780399226717
ISBN 10: 399226710
Edition: First Impression
Publisher: Philomel Books
Publication Date: 1994-09-15
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 48
List Price: $17.99

Drawing from the rich store of Civil War reminiscences handed down in her family, acclaimed author/illustrator Polacco tells the true story of a remarkable wartime friendship between a young white Union soldier and a young black Union soldier who are captured by Confederate soldiers and sent to Andersonville Prison.

School Library Journal

Gr 4 UpSay, 15, had never seen a black person up close until Pink, also a young Union soldier, saves his life. During his brief stay in Pink's home, the wounded boy comes to understand his friend's unconquerable vision of freedom. A memorable family reminiscence with evocative paintings. (Oct. 1994)