This is the heartwarming and inspiring story of a young girl and her family whose fortunes falter during the Great Depression. Jane’s father loses his job and the family struggles, but Jane is a girl of faith and hope. She keeps alive her dream of becoming an author by making daily entries in her diary about the changing world around her and by writing stories for her favorite magazine.
The Bittersweet Time
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
Page Count: 109
Author: Jean Sparks Ducey
Age: 10, 11, 12, 13
Grade: 5, 6, 7, 8
Topic: Fiction, Reading, Relationships, Christian Living