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Anna’s Prayer (Young American Immigrants Guide 1) Kindle Version!

By Karl Beckstrand (Writer), Shari Griffiths (Illustrator)



(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, 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

Anna's Prayer


Concerning the Writer

Karl Beckstrand is the bestselling and award-winning writer of 17 multicultural books and greater than 40 e-book titles (reviews by Kirkus, School Library Journal, The Horn Book blog, ForeWord Reviews). Raised in San Jose, CA, he has a B.A. in journalism from BYU, an M.A. in international relations from APU, and a broadcast & film certificates from Film A. Academy.
Since 2004 he has run Premio Publishing. A school media teacher, Beckstrand contrasts conventional with digital ebook publishing. He has offered to Taiwan’s International Management for Youth, metropolis and state governments, festivals, and colleges. Beckstrand’s nationally lauded Y.A. tales, e-book mysteries, ESL/ELL Spanish/bilingual books, nonfiction, and wordless books function ethnically numerous characters—and normally finish with a twist. His work has appeared in: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Border’s Books, Costco, Deseret Guide, iBooks, The Youngsters’s Miracle Community, LDS Movie Festival, the U.S. Congressional Document, Papercrafts Journal, and varied broadcasts. FB, Twitter,,




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