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Forty Acres and Maybe a Mule

Forty Acres and Maybe a Mule

by Harriette Gillem Robinet

Like other ex-slaves, Paschal and his brother, Gideon, have been promised 40 acres and maybe a mule. But the notorious night riders have plans to take it away, threatening to tear the beautiful freedom that the two boys are enjoying for the first time in their young lives.

Ages
11, 12, 13
Interest Level
Grades 6 - 8
Grade Level Equivalent
6.9
Lexile Measure
610L
DRA
50
Guided Reading
T
Publisher
Thorndike Press
Number of Pages
179
Genre
Historical Fiction

About the Author

Harriette Gillem Robinet Harriette Gillem Robinet graduated from the College of New Rochelle in New Rochelle, New York, and completed graduate studies in microbiology at Catholic University, Washington, D.C.

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