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Carolyn Friesen

Bella Hunter, a young girl growing up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the 1860s and 70s, faces a life-altering tragedy when her parents pass away, leaving her an orphan. How will she survive? What challenges await her in this tumultuous era?

Experience alongside Bella the end of the Civil War and the tragic assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. Witness her journey as one of the first children to reside in the Gettysburg Homestead, an orphanage established for the orphans of fallen soldiers, and the adjustments she must make in her new surroundings.

This captivating coming-of-age story follows Bella's path from childhood to adulthood, as she navigates loss, friendship, and the search for her place in the world. Her tale of resilience and determination will hold your attention until the very last page.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Austin Macauley
  • Publish Date: Jul 19th, 2024
  • Pages: 130
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.00in - 5.00in - 0.28in - 0.30lb
  • EAN: 9798886936049
  • Recommended age: 12-14
  • Categories: Historical - United States - Civil War Period (1850-1877)

About the Author

Friesen, Carolyn: -

Carolyn Friesen is a single mother of two young adults. She loves to be with them and spend quality time with each other. She enjoys history, historical reenactments, and museums. She spends time researching history and finding stories that have often been forgotten. In the winter, she flies to warmer climates to get away from the bitter Canadian cold. She is a believer in Jesus Christ and puts her trust in him.