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  • Genre:JUVENILE FICTION
  • SubGenre:Historical / United States / General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:184
  • Hardcover ISBN:9781098362997

Pride of the Bluegrass

by Amarius Reed View author's profile page

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Overview
Meet Drummer and Bug, two young boys who are are separated from their other four siblings during a summer in the late 40's. They stay with their Aint Netta and Granddaddy who is a well-known sharecropper in Springfield, KY and lives on acres of rolling bluegrass hills. Drummer and Bug are not just brothers but best friends who turn an uncertain time in their life into an unforgettable, fun adventure where they get into mischief, build a deeper brotherly bond, and learn valuable life lessons along the way.
Description
Meet Drummer and Bug, two young boys who are are separated from their other four siblings during a summer in the late 40's. They stay with their Aint Netta and Granddaddy who is a well-known sharecropper in Springfield, KY and lives on acres of rolling bluegrass hills. The boys see all that goes on in and around Springfield, especially when their Uncle comes to town. Drummer and Bug use their brotherly bond to turn an uncertain time in their life into an unforgettable, fun adventure where they get into mischief, build a deeper brotherly bond, and learn valuable life lessons along the way.
About the author
First-time author Amarius Reed is giving her readers a glimpse into a time in rural Kentucky inspired by her own family. She loves sharing the laughter and memories heard through many stories shared by her dad and uncle. Kentucky has a special place in her heart and Amarius hopes to provide a window into the beautiful Bluegrass State during a time when racism wasn't so black and white. Amarius is an elementary educator who loves reading and teaching children's literature. She enjoys the genre of historical fiction, and finds this as an entertaining way to expose children to historical events and periods in history. Experience post-slavery in Kentucky through this first historical fiction novella about a family that rose above it all.
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