American Rebirth: Civil War, National Recovery, and Prosperity

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Girls are girls wherever they live—and the Sisters in Time series shows that girls are girls whenever they lived, too! This new collection brings together four historical fiction books for 8–12-year-old girls: Elise the Actress: Climax of the Civil War (covering the year 1865), Janie’s Freedom: African-Americans in the Aftermath of the Civil War (1867), Rachel and the Riot: The Labor Movement Divides a Family (1889), and Emily Makes a Difference: A Time of Progress and Problems (1893). American Rebirth will ...

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Overview

Girls are girls wherever they live—and the Sisters in Time series shows that girls are girls whenever they lived, too! This new collection brings together four historical fiction books for 8–12-year-old girls: Elise the Actress: Climax of the Civil War (covering the year 1865), Janie’s Freedom: African-Americans in the Aftermath of the Civil War (1867), Rachel and the Riot: The Labor Movement Divides a Family (1889), and Emily Makes a Difference: A Time of Progress and Problems (1893). American Rebirth will transport you back to America’s recovery of the late nineteenth century, teaching important lessons of history and Christian faith. Featuring bonus educational materials such as vocabulary words, time lines, and brief biographies of key historical figures, American Rebirth is ideal for anytime reading and an excellent resource for home schooling.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781616266721
  • Publisher: Barbour Publishing, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/1/2012
  • Series: Sisters in Time
  • Pages: 576
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 1.60 (d)

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.

CALLIE SMITH GRANT is a book editor and the author of several books for young readers. Her previous books with Barbour Publishing are "Free Indeed" and "Harriet Tubman". She lives with her family in southern Michigan.

Susan Martins Miller has been writing and shaping books for more than twenty years. She has nearly sixty books to her credit in various genres, including titles for both children and adults, and books to enjoy at home or use in church ministry. Colorado Springs is home, where she lives with her husband and two young adult children.

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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Table of Contents

Book 1—Elise the Actress: Climax of the Civil War

 

  1. New Year’s Eve
  2. Sledding
  3. Letters to Soldiers
  4. The Traitor!
  5. Cabin in the Woods
  6. A Spring Wedding
  7. The Play
  8. Milton Finney
  9. Suffering the Consequences
  10. Dr. Harvey Comes Home
  11. Caught by Deserters
  12. Sad Reunion
  13. Alexander’s Funeral
  14. Verly’s New Family
  15. The Giant Has Fallen
  16. To Springfield
  17. Good-bye, Mr. Lincoln
  18. Friends Forever

Book 2—Janie’s Freedom: African-Americans in the Aftermath of the Civil War

 

  1. Rubyhill
  2. Inside the Big House
  3. The Leather Box
  4. “I Got to Go”
  5. The Burial
  6. A Harvest Moon
  7. The Rubyhill Five
  8. Maydean
  9. Trouble
  10. Mrs. Hull’s Kitchen
  11. To the Rescue
  12. Wintering
  13. Change in the Air
  14. Christmas Eve
  15. “And It Came to Pass”
  16. Where’s Maydean?
  17. A Happy Birthday
  18. Indiana Spring
  19. Chicago
  20. New Places, New Faces
  21. Good News
  22. A Wedding Day

Book 3—Rachel and the Riot: The Labor Movement Divides a Family

 

  1. Papa’s News
  2. Who’s Right?
  3. A Friendship Ends
  4. On Strike
  5. The Union Prepares
  6. Annalina’s Problem
  7. A Fight in the Family
  8. Lost!
  9. The Easter Rio
  10. At the Hospital
  11. Where’s Mama?
  12. A Birthday and a Baseball Plan
  13. A Special Supper
  14. Annalina’s Gift
  15. A Birthday Blessing and a Tense Practice
  16. A Disappointing Party
  17. Friends at Last
  18. Peace in the Family

Book 4—Emily Makes a Difference: A Time of Progress and Problems

 

  1. Danger at the Bank
  2. The Accident
  3. The Surprise
  4. An Unexpected Meeting
  5. Mr. Hill’s Story
  6. The Adventure Begins
  7. At the Fair
  8. Mr. Edison Arrives
  9. Trouble on the Midway
  10. The Mysterious Boy
  11. Caught!
  12. Frank’s Escape
  13. The Falling Statue
  14. One Accident Too Many
  15. Fire!
  16. Emily’s Prayer
  17. The Plan
  18. Christmas Eve
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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 24, 2013

    This book is great!

    I dont have this book on my nook but i have it in real life. I think its a great history book and also a great story for girls to read . However i do think the beginnong was kinda boring but i guess most books are like that. Overall great book i definitley recommend it!!!!!!!

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