Loretta Ellsworth




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Loretta Ellsworth

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Loretta received her BA from the University of Northern Iowa, and an MFA from Hamline University in writing for children and young adults. A former middle and high school teacher, she's the author of four young adult novels, The Shrouding Woman, In Search of Mockingbird,In a Heartbeat, and Unforgettable. Her WWII historical novel, And Then We Danced, will be published in 2017. She has four children and six grandchildren, and lives in Minnesota.


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In a Heartbeat
4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 2,908 ratings — published 2010 — 6 editions
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In Search of Mockingbird
3.44 of 5 stars 3.44 avg rating — 572 ratings — published 2007 — 8 editions
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Unforgettable
3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 292 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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The Shrouding Woman
3.65 of 5 stars 3.65 avg rating — 57 ratings — published 2002 — 5 editions
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“I look back to where my life had been. It's always risky to think of letting go. That's why this is the perfect ending. Nothing left to reconcile.”
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“Hearts are like stones on an ocean beach...And people are like the tides that leave permanent marks on them.”
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“It’s ironic that when I was alive, all I thought about was death.”
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