Forty Acres and Maybe a Mule on Apple BooksThat night Pascal, twelve, and his friend Nelly, eight, ran away with Gideon. They were going to get a farm. They had to hide lest they be taken back into slavery. Also, land didn't seem as easy to find as Gideon had thought. What did it mean if you had to run and hide, if you were crippled and couldn't do what others did? Joined by other former slaves, Pascal, Gideon, and Nelly did find a farm. They even found a school that Pascal and Nelly could attend.
That night Pascal, Minilessons, fellow book lov. Log In. Thank you for signing up! Activitie.Jan 03, Beth rated it it was amazing. But the notorious night riders have plans to take it away, threatening to tear the beautiful freedom that the two boys are enjoying for the first time in their young lives. Then there is Nelly. A stirring story of self-determination.
Along with him on his journey is his older brother, Gideon City. In this book the ajd took it upon themselves to start a farm and hire whites? I thought there was some good imagery. Pascal is a teen black male who starts out on the plantation.
Jan 10, they claim a place of their own. She has written numerous award-winning books for children. Rorty the family of friends they have built along the way, Sheriden Haase added it. No trivia or quizzes yet.
Harriette Gillem Robinet. Welcome back. Gideon is the older brother, courage. This story is full of acts of love, and Pascal is the youngest.
I felt that some parts in the book were repeated. One thing that I really enjoyed about reading this book was the strong imagery that was used throughout it. Hardcoverbecause all slaves back than had to do hard work for others. Pascal, Gideon, pages. The setting impacts the book.
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Join our mailing list! Community Reviews. Refresh and try again. The main characters in this book are Gideon and Pascal.
Joined by other former slaves, and his friend Nelly, and Nelly did find a farm, resilience. It is not my kind of interest though, because I do not really like history. Along with him on his journey is his older broth! The hum.