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Words by Heart Study Guide


Words by Heart

by Ouida Sebestyen

Lena wins the memory verse contest, but it isn't enough. She wants respect, equality, and justice. What she gets is far different, and much more important.

Barbara's Notes: For readers who want a Christian book, this is one of the best! It is for more mature students--there are some heavy issues dealt with and a small amount of objectionable language.

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Book Summary 162 pages
Book Category Historical fiction
Theme Love, forgiveness, mercy
Setting Bethel Springs, 1900
Novel Study Highlights 6 units
Spelling-Vocabulary Light
Critical Thinking Difficult
Biblical Focus Forgiveness, mercy
Related Studies Civil rights, American history, farming