Pink and Say - Zinn Education ProjectPhilomel, ISBN Order Info. Picture Book. Review This heart-wrenching historical picture book, based on a true story, presents us with two men from the Union army who meet after a battle of the Civil War. Say, the white younger man, has been wounded. Pink, a black man, carries him home to where his mother is surviving in ruins of a deserted plantation.
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Pink and Say Hardcover – September 15, When Sheldon Russell Curtis told this story to his daughter, Rosa, she kept every word in her heart and was to retell it many times. Grade 4 Up-This picture book set during the Civil War is a departure for Polacco in terms of content and.
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Thank you! Pink finds Say wounded in the leg after a battle and brings him home with him. Pink's mother, Moe Moe Bay, cares for the boys while Say recuperates, feeding and comforting them and banishing the war for a time. Whereas Pink is eager to go back and fight against "the sickness" that is slavery, Say is afraid to return to his unit. But when he sees Moe Moe Bay die at the hands of marauders, he understands the need to return. Pink and Say are captured by Confederate soldiers and brought to the notorious Andersonville prison camp.
Pink and Say is a children's book written and illustrated by Patricia Polacco. It was first published in by Philomel Books. The story is about two boy soldiers who meet each other in the battlefield during the American Civil War. One of the protagonists, Sheldon Russell Curtis "Say" , is a white soldier who was injured while trying to escape battle. Colored Troops.