Kelly Starling Lyons Hope’s Gift PDF

Kelly Starling Lyons Hope’s Gift PDF

Hope's Gift

A poignant story celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation ProclamationIt s 1862 and the Civil War has turned out to be a long, deadly conflict Hope s father can t stand the waiting a minute longer and decides to join the Union army to fight for freedom He slips away one tearful night, leaving Hope, who knows she may never see her father again, with only a co A poignant story celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation ProclamationIt s 1862 and the Civil War has turned out to be a long, deadly conflict Hope s father can t stand the waiting a minute longer and decides to join the Union army to fight for freedom He slips away one tearful night, leaving Hope, who knows she may never see her father again, with only a conch shell for comfort Its sound, Papa says, echoes the promised song of freedom It s a long wait for freedom and on the nights when the cannons roar, Papa seems farther away than ever But then Lincoln finally does it on January 1, 1863, he issues the Emancipation Proclamation, freeing the slaves, and a joyful Hope finally spies the outline of a familiar man standing on the horizon.Affectingly written and gorgeously illustrated, Hope s Gift captures a significant moment in American history with deep emotion and a lot of charm

Title : Hope’s Gift
Author :  Kelly Starling Lyons
Language : English
Isbn : 0399160019
Format : Hardcover
Pages : 32 pages

Rating: 4.1

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