Hope's Gift

Written by Kelly Starling Lyons and Illustrated by Don Tate

Written to commemorate the Emancipation Proclamation, this is the story of a little girl, her family, and her people's hope for freedom. When Hope's father sneaks away to fight for the Union army, she listens to the sound of freedom from inside a conch shell that he leaves with her.

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Age Range 6 - 8 years
Genre
Copyright Year
Page Count
32
Publisher
Penguin
Grade Level 1st - 3rd
ISBN
9780399160011
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