Monday, May 02, 2016
Book of the day 05/02/2016
SALT: A STORY OF FRIENDSHIP IN A TIME OF WAR
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013.
Anikwa and James are both 12 years old and living in 1812. They have been friends all of their lives even though they come from different backgrounds. Anikwa and his family live with the Miami tribe and this land has been their home for centuries. James and his family live near the fort that houses the American soldiers. James' father has traded with the tribe for a very long time and considers them his friends. When tension mounts and there is talk of a war between the Americans and the Native Americans, the two boys find their worlds changing forever. The British want to stop the Americans from moving further west so the war is coming.