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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 three young adult novels, The Shrouding Woman, In Search of Mockingbird, and In a Heartbeat. She has four children and one granddaughter, and lives in Minnesota.


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In a Heartbeat
4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 2,292 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
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In Search of Mockingbird
3.42 of 5 stars 3.42 avg rating — 510 ratings — published 2007 — 7 editions
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Unforgettable
3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 259 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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In a Heart Beat
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The Shrouding Woman
3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 50 ratings — published 2002 — 5 editions
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in a Heartbeat
4.67 of 5 stars 4.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2011
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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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