Bibliographic Information: Polacco, P. (1994). Pink and say. New York: Penguin Group (USA).

Annotation: This is s story about two young men who found friendship, family, and strength in one another during the Civil War.

Genre: Historical fiction

Grade Level:3rd-5th

Readers who will like this book:
Readers who are interested in the Civil War, History, and African American history would enjoy reading this book.

Personal response and rating: 5/5  Though this story holds information that is hard to digest, it is a story that is beautifully written and illustrated. This book gives a gimps into what the Civil War was like in the eyes of two young men, this would be a great book to bring into the classroom for younger students to read.

Text dependent question: What was the importance of Says hand?