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- Elise the Actress: a 10-year-old girl loves to perform-and uses her talent to encourage others in time of war.
- Janie's Freedom: an 11-year-old former slave girl must adjust to "freedom" in a society still reeling from the Civil War.
- Rachel and the Riot: a 10-year-old wants peace when her family begins arguing over the new labor movement.
- Emily Makes a Difference: a 12-year-old helps the homeless and hungry during the great recession of the 1890s.
Number of Pages: 560
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Series: Sisters in Time
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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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