Hold the Flag High: The True Story of the First Black Medal of Honor Winner


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Katherine Tegen Books
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8.4 X 10.8 X 0.3 inches | 0.7 pounds

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About the Author

CATHERINE CLINTON is the Denman Professor of American History at the University of Texas at San Antonio. She has served on several faculties in her more than thirty years of teaching, including those at the University of Benghazi, Harvard University, and the Citadel (the Military College of South Carolina). She is the author and editor of more than two dozen volumes, including The Plantation Mistress; Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom; Mrs. Lincoln: A Life; and Civil War Stories (Georgia).
Shane W. Evans has created pictures for over 50 books for children, including Why?, Mixed Me!, and My Friend! He has worked with authors including Shaquille O'Neal, Andrea Davis Pinkney, and Holly Robinson Peete. His awards and honors include Jane Addams Honor Book awards for Lillian's Right to Vote and We March; and the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award for Underground: Finding the Light to Freedom, all of which he wrote and illustrated. Shane also received an NAACP Image Award for his collaborative work with the Peete family on My Brother Charlie. Follow him at: shaneevans.com & dreamstudio777.com


"An excellent resource to humanize textbook studies of the Civil War"--School Library Journal
"Celebrates the courage of William Carney."--Booklist
"Ably captures...the courage displayed by Carney and his fellow troops."--Kirkus Reviews
"[A] stirring chapter in American history."--The Horn Book