Dear America: A Light in the Storm
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Karen Hesse
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08-01 - Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

Newbery Medal winner Karen Hesse's Civil War diary, A LIGHT IN THE STORM, is now back in print with a beautiful new cover!In 1861, Amelia Martin's father is stripped of his post as a ship's captain when he is caught harboring the leader of a slave rebellion. Now he is
A Light in the Storm
Language: en
Pages: 169
Authors: Karen Hesse
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Dear America

Captures the emotions of a young Union girl who struggles to make sense of her shattered world as she lives in a state of harsh division during the first year of the Civil War. 120,000 first printing.
Karen Hesse
Language: en
Pages: 95
Authors: Rosemary Oliphant-Ingham
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press

"Works examined include Out of the Dust, The Music of Dolphins, Letters from Rifka, A Light in the Storm, The Civil War Diary of Amelia Martin, and A Time of Angels. Each book involves issues of family; challenges and decisions; difficulties of life; strong, independent female characters; differences in people;
Play in American Life
Language: en
Pages: 188
Authors: Mary Ruth Moore, Constance Sabo-Risley
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-16 - Publisher: Archway Publishing

With growing numbers of children living in poverty and standardized tests becoming increasingly important, theres never been a better time for a volume of essays on the value of play in mental and emotional development. Mary Ruth Moore and Constance Sabo-Risley honor and build upon the work of Joe L.
Out of the Dust
Language: en
Pages: 32
Authors: Tara McCarthy, Grades 4-8 Books
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-05 - Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

Teacher resource for running literature circles.