Hear the Wind Blow (Paperback)
Clarion Books, 9781328740922, 288pp.
Publication Date: October 17, 2017
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“A first-rate story.” —Kirkus Reviews
About the Author
Mary Downing Hahn, a former children’s librarian, is the award-winning author of many popular ghost stories. Her work has won more than fifty child-voted state awards. An avid reader, traveler, and all-around arts lover, Ms. Hahn lives in Columbia, Maryland.
Praise For Hear the Wind Blow…
"A hard-hitting Civil War novel . . . honest grapplings with complex issues . . . will win readers' interest and sympathy from the outset."
"Vivid and accurate portrayal of the period . . . strong setting . . . entertaining and thought-provoking . . . a strong adventure . . . that resonates with universal themes."
“A memorable journey in the voice of a young boy whom readers will care about, a first-rate story, and an essential addition to Civil War collections.”
"Wonderfully written story peopled by believable, three-dimensional characters . . . fine storytelling and characterization hook readers from the onset . . . an excellent choice."
—School Library Journal
"Brings readers up close . . . the action is fast and furious, and kids will be caught up in the story."
"Even if the fiction shelves are drooping with middle-grade Civil War novels, find room to squeeze in one more."
"Well-written . . . Reluctant younger teens might find this book an easy, enjoyable read."