Carrie's Courage: Battling the Powers of Bigotry
Time Period: 1923 For ten-year-old Carrie Moe, friendship with a Jewish immigrant is perfectly normal. So why are many of her other friends uptight about that? Sadly, in 1924, bigotry is a powerful force in society-so much so, that the white-robed members of the Ku Klux Klan plot violence against Jews. Carrie's Courage is the story of a young girl who stands up for a friend in the face of persecution. Using actual historical events as a backdrop, this young readers' novel shows that standing up for others, though not always popular, is always right. It's a perfect teaching tool, at an even better price!
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My daughter and I have read this entire series fo books, it is excellent for historical purposes as well as adding the Christian aspect of faith and devotion to God. Read full review
I guess there are some good facts in this book, but it's not interesting in the least bit to me. It droned on without getting anywhere... until the last part of the book, which redeemed it slightly ... Read full review