American Progress: Battling Fear, Discrimination, and the Great Depression [NOOK Book]

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Girls are girls

wherever they live—and

whenever they lived, too!

 

Meet your Sisters in Time in these exciting historical novels for ages 8 to 12. You’ll love the stories of fictional girls—not that different than girls of today—written into actual events of U.S. history.

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American Progress: Battling Fear, Discrimination, and the Great Depression

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Overview


Girls are girls

wherever they live—and

whenever they lived, too!

 

Meet your Sisters in Time in these exciting historical novels for ages 8 to 12. You’ll love the stories of fictional girls—not that different than girls of today—written into actual events of U.S. history.

            American Progress covers the years 1903 to 1931 with the stories of

 

  • Maureen the Detective: an 11-year-old Irish immigrant solves a neighborhood mystery—and makes plans to become a U.S. citizen
  • Maria Takes a Stand: a 12-year-old German-American faces prejudice—and joins the battle for women’s rights
  • Carrie’s Courage: a 10-year-old tries to counteract the power of the Ku Klux Klan by showing God’s love to the persecuted
  • Anna’s Fight for Hope: a 12-year-old scrambles to help friends and neighbors as the United States plunges into the Great Depression

 

American Progress will transport you back to the maturing of our nation, teaching important lessons of history and Christian faith. Featuring bonus educational materials such as glossaries, time lines, and brief biographies of key historical figures, it’s ideal for personal or home-school reading.

 

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781607420088
  • Publisher: Barbour Publishing, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/1/2012
  • Series: Sisters in Time
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 576
  • Sales rank: 859,990
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author


Norma Jean Lutz began her professional writing career in 1977, when she enrolled in a writing correspondence course. Since then, she has had over 200 short stories and articles published in both secular and Christian publications. She is also author of five published teen novels.

JoAnn lives on the Minnesota prairie which is a setting for many of her stories. Once a full-time CPA,  JoAnn now spends most of her time researching and writing. JoAnn has published historical nonfiction books for children and several novels with Barbour Publishing in the Heartsong Presents line as well as the American Adventure and Sisters in Time series for children. Several of her novellas are included in CBA best-selling anthologies by Barbour Publishing. JoAnn’s love of history developed when she worked at an historical restoration in North Carolina for five years. She enjoys researching and weaving her fictional characters’ lives into historical backgrounds and events. JoAnn believes that readers can receive a message of salvation and encouragement from well-crafted fiction. She captivates and addresses the deeper meaning between life and faith.

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