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AT www.amazon.com, SEARCH FOR BOOKS BY LINDA BATEN JOHNSON. ALL ARE IN PRINT AND E-BOOK FORMATS. SOME ARE ALSO AVAILABLE IN AUDIO.
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THE FRIENDSHIP TRAIN
In 1947, severe food shortages threaten the lives of thousands of Europeans, but what can one thirteen-year-old boy do?

Jimmy Burns, an eighth-grader whose brother died fighting in France during World War II, wants to help, but doesn't know how. When he and his family learn about the Friendship Train, a national food collection for France and Italy, they're quick to respond. Jimmy's world turns upside down in his efforts to help get food to the desperately hungry Europeans before the end of the year.
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MYSTERY OF DESOLATION POINT
Instead of providing a beacon of hope, the lighthouse at Desolation Point reminded all who passed of the dark deeds which transpired there.
Mary Kruger has no choice but to accompany her family to Desolation Point where mysterious tragedies happen with alarming regularity. In this isolated setting with Lake Superior to the north, south, and east, and a forest to the west, Mary must overcome her fear of water, wild animals, and the ghosts of Desolation Point. To save herself and her family, Mary must untangle past happenings to prevent her family from becoming another tragic entry in the lighthouse log of Desolation Point.
 
 
HOMER THE RACEHORSE
by
Linda Baten Johnson
Katherine Loughmiller
 
Homer is a confident and cocky racehorse who believes he'll be a champion, but to win the big races, he'll have to outperform the other 24,000 racehorses born the same year. Will his dream come true or will he find a different purpose for his life? 
Orphan Train Riders: Kathleen's Vision 
KATHLEEN'S VISION
Orphan Train Riders
When the furniture removers empty the family tenement as payment for the back rent, ten-year-old Kathleen Flannigan fears her family will soon be homeless and hungry. Kathleen vows to save her family from ruin, even though her plan means personal sacrifice. 


Young Texans Series 


Tiny's Emancipation
Tiny Mason has nothing of her own, even her last name belongs to her master. In June of 1865, the Texas slaves hear rumors that the war is over and that they will soon be free. What will Tiny's future hold after she hears the announcement on Juneteenth?

Elsie and the Hurricane

Elsie Drummond's eleventh birthday is a date she'll always remember--a day which started with presents, friends and cake, and ended with death and destruction when the Galveston hurricane of 1900 roared ashore. In the aftermath, Elsie makes choices which change the path of her life.

Henry Goes to Texas

 Young Henry Belkin's life changes when his father announces they are moving to Mexican Tejas to settle in Stephen F. Austin's new colony as one of its 300 original families. When the journey to Texas is beset with difficulties, Henry wonders whether the move to this new land is worth the price. 

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    Scripts for Schools

    Linda has written five script packages for Scripts for Schools. Scripts  may be purchased individually or in packages.
     
    Fables, Myths and Legends Collection
    The Ant and the Grasshopper, The Hare and the Tortoise, Pandora, The Trojan Horse, The Sword and the Stone, The Lion and the Mouse, Prometheus, Jason and the Golden Fleece, Odysseus Returns Home, and Beowulf
     
    Famous Inventors Collection
    Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Alva Edison, The Wright Brothers, Alexander Graham Bell, Florence Nightingale, Johann Gutenberg, Archimedes, James Naismith, Banting and Best, Reginald Fessenden
     
    Famous Explorers Collection
    Leif Erickson, Marco Polo, Columbus, Magellan, Cartier, Champlain, La Salle, Captain Cook, Alex Mackenzie, Lewis and Clark
     
    The Bible Script Collection
    Ruth, David and Goliath, Jonah, Moses, the Baby in a Basket, Moses, Manna and Meat, Abraham and Isaac, King Solomon, Gideon, Joseph, Daniel
     
    American Revolutionary War Collection
    Thirteen Separate Colonies, Taxes, Taxes, Taxes, The Minutemen Militias, First Battles, Declaring Independence, Spies and Secrets, A Soldier's Life, Winning the War, Creating a Constitution, Father of a New Nation.
     
     
    Go to www.scriptsforschools.com  to order any of these scripts.
     
    Romance Novellas by Linda Baten Johnson

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
      
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    Jul 22, 2012, 12:02 PM
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