My Brother Sam is Dead
published in 1974
2 Awards

Details

Appropriate age:
Young Adult (age 15-18)
Reading level:
Grade 6
Genre: Fiction
Cultures: Americas, United States
Subjects: Colonial, Death, Family, History, Siblings, War, Social Issues

Description

The classic story of one family torn apart by the Revolutionary War All his life, Tim Meeker has looked up to his brother Sam. Sam's smart and brave -- and is now a part of the American Revolution. Not everyone in town wants to be a part of the rebellion. Most are supporters of the British -- including Tim and Sam's father. With the war soon raging, Tim know he'll have to make a choice -- between the Revolutionaries and the Redcoats... and between his brother and his father.