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Emily Makes a Difference: A Time of Progress and Problems (Sisters in Time #16)

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Time Period: 1893 It's 1893, and technology is making Emily Allerton's world a better place. This fictional twelve year old can hardly believe the inventions displayed at the Chicago World's Fair-unusual things like "automobiles." But soon, an economic depression throws many Americans out of work, leaving them homeless and hungry-and creating Emily's opportunity to make a ...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published February 1st 2004 by Barbour Books
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Jul 23, 2009 Mandy J. Hoffman rated it really liked it
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This is the story of Emily and her life back in 1893. It is a perfect blend of fiction and history to make a charming book for young girls (and boys, too!) to learn from and enjoy.
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JOANN GROTE lives in Minnesota, where she grew up. She uses the state for most of her story settings, and like her characters, JoAnn seeks to serve Christ in her work. She believes that readers of novels can receive a message of salvation and encouragement from well-crafted fiction. She has over 35 books to her credit, including novels, "The American Adventure" series for children, and the ...more
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