Wilson, Diane L.
1st ed. - New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, c2005.
- 295 p. : map ; 24 cm.
- Title Variation:
Black storm coming
Twelve-year-old Colton, son of a black mother and a white father, takes a job with the Pony Express in 1860 after his father abandons the family on their California-bound wagon train, and risks his life to deliver an important letter that may affect the growing conflict between the North and South.