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The Girl Who Chased Away Sorrow: The Diary of Sarah Nita, A Navajo Girl (Dear America)

by Ann Warren Turner

In her first book for the "Dear America" series, acclaimed historical fiction writer Ann Turner brings readers the deeply affecting story of a Navajo girl on the Long Walk.

Grasshopper Summer

by Ann Warren Turner

In 1874, 11-year-old Sam and his family move from Kentucky to the Dakota territory. They anticipate hardships, but no one expects a plague of locusts so devastating an entire year's worth of crops is lost.

Hard Hit

by Ann Warren Turner

In this latest work from the author of the groundbreaking memoir "Learning to Swim," 16-year-old high school baseball star Mark has an enviable life. However, when his father is diagnosed with cancer, everything Mark ever believed in is called into question.

Katie's Trunk

by Ann Warren Turner Ronald Himler

Katie, whose family is not sympathetic to the rebel soldiers during the American Revolution, hides under the clothes in her mother's wedding trunk when they invade her home. Image Descriptions Present.

Nettie's Trip South

by Ann Warren Turner Ronald Himler

In a letter to her friend, Nettie remembers her trip to the pre-Civil War South. She remembers the sweet cedar smell in the air and the sun pressing on her head. But she also remembers Tabitha, the slave at the hotel who has only that one name, and she remembers the heaps of rags the slaves use for beds. Most of all, though, she remembers the slave auction where people were bought and sold like sacks of flour. Nettie can't forget these images, and she can't help but wonder what life would be like if she were a slave...<P><P> Based on the diary of the author's great-grandmother, this is a poignant and compelling look at slavery through the eyes of a young girl. Once read, it is not soon forgotten.

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