(Non-fiction) This beautifully-illustrated image ebook tells the true story of young Anna Anderson, who lived in Sweden within the 1880s along with her sister, Ida, and her mom. They’re poor however completely satisfied. The little household is persecuted once they change religions, and Anna’s mom has hassle discovering work. Finally, she sends Anna and Ida to America with out her to discover a higher life.
As a result of Ida should work in Idaho, the sisters separate and little Anna travels alone to Salt Lake Metropolis to satisfy her aunt. Late at night time, Anna arrives on the prepare station, however her aunt is just not there to satisfy her as organized. Unable to talk English, Anna prays that Heavenly Father will ship somebody to assist her—somebody who speaks Swedish.
However the reply to Anna’s prayer goes past what she might have imagined. This account of an immigrant woman transcends tradition and time, lauding the braveness, religion, and hope of all who search a greater life. Written by Karl Beckstrand, illustrated by Shari Griffiths for ages four and up (Young American Immigrants collection © 2017 Premio Publishing–prequel coming in 2017).
Non-fiction hybrid image ebook 1,000 phrases (30-page perfectbound paperback, 8.5”x8.5” obtainable by way of PremioBooks.com, Follett, and Baker & Taylor). JNF053240, JNF020011, JNF019180, JNF025200, JNF057000, JNF038060, JNF007080, LCCN: 2013913404, Hard ISBN: 978-0985398866 (temporarily out of stock—pre-order), eISBN: 9781370706174, Soft ISBN: 9780615856179