Viking Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780670014392, 359pp.
Publication Date: September 12, 2013
In this powerful and unflinching story of a family caught in the period of Reconstruction, A.B. Westrick provides a glimpse into the enormous social and political upheaval of the time.
Praise for BROTHERHOOD by A.B. Westrick:
- YALSA’s 2014 Best Fiction for Young Adults List (BFYA)
"Great historical fiction always feels like a gift… All the characters, dialogue, and action support each other deftly and with no filler."—VOYA Magazine, starred review
"Westrick makes an impressive debut. . . drawing a vivid picture of the embittered, violent environment of 1867 Richmond."—Publishers Weekly
"Debut author Westrick does an excellent job of re-creating post-Civil War Richmond. . . A welcome addition to classroom discussions."—School Library Journal
"This coming-of-age story will spark fruitful discussions about race, identity, social pressure and loyalty.”—Kirkus Reviews