Karen Schwabach

KAREN SCHWABACH grew up in upstate New York and lived for many years in Alaska, where she taught ESL in the Yup'ik village of Chefornak. She later taught in the education department at Salem College in North Carolina. She's the author of A Pickpocket's Tale, The Hope Chest, The Storm Before Atlanta, and Starting from Seneca Falls.

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Author: Karen Schwabach
Release Date: June 23, 2020
Celebrate the centennial of the Nineteenth Amendment with another historical novel about women's suffrage from the author of The Hope Chest!Bridie's life has been a series of wrongs. The potato famine in Ireland. Being sent to the poorhouse when her ...
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Author: Karen Schwabach | Narrator: Carla Mercer-Meyer
Release Date: July 07, 2015
A perfect Common Core tie-in, The Hope Chest includes back matter with period photographs, historical notes about the suffrage movement, and a "Voting in America" timeline. It's also a New York State curriculum title for fourth grade.Eleven-year-o...