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    Dear America: The Fences Between Us

    Dear America: The Fences Between Us

    by Kirby Larson

    This award-winning, multicultural series offers compelling narratives that reveal American history through the personal diaries of vibrant, determined, believable young women. Celebrated authors contribute unforgettable stories that recall the adventure, growth, struggle, hardship and celebration of America's past, seen through the eyes of fictitious heroines. Historical notes provide contextual details.

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    Dear America: The Winter of Red Snow

    Dear America: The Winter of Red Snow

    When General George Washington's troops first set up camp near Abigail Stewart's home, Abby believes war is exciting and glamorous.

    Abby works at Washington's headquarters, where she finds a special friend in Martha Washington, the future first lady. But during the long winter Abby sees for herself the hardships of war, as soldiers are starving, wounded, or dying.

    Abby must summon a new-found strength to help the soldiers and their loved ones carry on.

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Christmas After All

Christmas After All: The Great Depression Diary Of Minnie Swift

Author: Kathryn Lasky

Series: Dear America

Interest Level:
3-7

Lexile Framework:
770L

Grade Level Equivalent:
5.5

Guided Reading Level:
W

Age:
8-12

Genre:
Diaries and Journals, Historical Fiction, Series

Subject:
Great Depression, Christmas, Family Life, Survival

About This Book

At the age of twelve, Minnie Swift is living through one of the toughest times in America's history, The Great Depression. She keeps a detailed diary over the span of one Christmas month. Reflecting the sadness but also the optimism that characterized the time, this is an intimate portrait of a midwestern family's days and nights, ups and downs, triumphs and losses. It is the story of one family's persevering spirit.


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