Blood in the Water: A Story of Friendship during the Mexican War

Pamela Dell (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781602536760

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Description

Bonita's grandmother predicts that blood will soon be shed on the soil of Texas. But little does Bonita imagine how much blood there will be--or that the war that takes her brothers might also take away her best friend. Readers are brought back to the Mexican War through Bonita's story and learn about the causes and aftermath of the war, its racial politics, and its effects on one Mexican girl living in Texas.

Reading Level
Lexile
975L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
V
ATOS
5.8
DRA
50
Categories
Genre
Friendship History Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 9-12
Grade
3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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