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Elise the Actress: Climax of the Civil War

Juvenile & Young Adult


by
Norma Jean Lutz

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 144 pages

File size: 2.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Time Period:  Jan. 1864 – April 1865  With the nation convulsed by civil war, Elise Brannon wants people to look past the depressing news that arrives daily from the battlefields: Through her love of acting, she’ll make them laugh and forget-at least for awhile. But even her optimism is challenged when a family friend dies from battle wounds. . .she’s captured by a band of deserters. . .and President Lincoln is assassinated. Elise the Actress uses actual historical events to tell the poignant fictional story of a ten-year-old girl growing up in very trying times. It’s an excellent tool for teaching both history and the Christian faith!

Time Period:  Jan. 1864 – April 1865  With the nation convulsed by civil war, Elise Brannon wants people to look past the depressing news that arrives daily from the battlefields: Through her love of acting, she’ll make them laugh and forget-at least for awhile. But even her optimism is challenged when a family friend dies from battle wounds. . .she’s captured by a band of deserters. . .and President Lincoln is assassinated. Elise the Actress uses actual historical… (more)

Time Period:  Jan. 1864 – April 1865  With the nation convulsed by civil war, Elise Brannon wants people to look past the depressing news that arrives daily from the battlefields: Through her love of acting, she’ll make them laugh and forget-at least for awhile. But even her optimism is challenged when a family friend dies from battle wounds. . .she’s captured by a band of deserters. . .and President Lincoln is assassinated. Elise the Actress uses actual historical events to tell the poignant fictional story of a ten-year-old girl growing up in very trying times. It’s an excellent tool for teaching both history and the Christian faith!

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