Anna's Prayer

The True Story of an Immigrant Girl (#2 Young American Imigrants series, #1 is Ida's Witness)

"Within the first few pages we were drawn into Anna's … plight and … the miracle that followed! This book is a timeless, invaluable gift of faith." - Patricia Potts, Speaker/Author

(Nonfiction, biography) Second printing. “Tapping into the most powerful interest on the planet—the hunger to know who we are and where we come from! …  Greatest story … for young and old alike.” - Jeff Gallup, TV producer. The true story of young Anna Anderson, who lived in Sweden in the 1880s with her sister, Ida, and her mother. The women are poor but happy. The little family is persecuted when they change religions, and Anna's mother has trouble finding work. Eventually, she sends Anna and Ida to America without her to find a better life. Because Ida must work in Idaho, the sisters separate, and little Anna travels alone to Salt Lake City. Late at night, Anna arrives at the train station—but her female host is not there to meet her as arranged. Unable to speak English, the child prays that Heavenly Father will send someone to help her—someone who speaks Swedish. But the answer to Anna’s prayer goes beyond what she could have imagined. Set in an important era of American immigration history, this picture book about a real immigrant girl transcends culture and time, lauding the courage, faith, and hope of all who seek a better life. (SEE INSIDE, below!)

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Commit to leave sincere comments/stars on Amazon, iBooks, or Goodreads and get the ebook free! (email us.) 1,000 words by award-winning author Karl Beckstrand (Mini-mysteries for Minors [multicultural/bilingual series]), illustrated by Shari Griffiths (ages 4 and up). 30-page, 8.5”x8.5” perfectbound soft or hard (via Ingram) cover (or ebook) hybrid picture book (Young American Immigrants series, worldwide rights © 2017 Premio Publishing), Baker & Taylor/Follett, Brodart, Ingram, Amazon/Kindle, Barnes & Noble/Nook, Overdrive, iTunes, Kobo, and select retailers. JNF007120, JNF053240, JNF025200, JNF038060, JNF007080, JNF057000, LCCN: 2013913404, eISBN: 9781370706174, Hard ISBN: 978-0985398866, Soft ISBN: 978-0615856179

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Customer Reviews

"What a beautiful book! The story is wonderful and the illustrations are stunning ... this story made me want to learn more about my first ancestors who immigrated to America." – L. Prince

“This is a true story and the illustrations are exquisitely done … I highly recommend this book for everyone who enjoys stories about their ancestors. Five Stars." - T. Rodman

"A touching story with a message every child and adult needs to remember: that Heavenly Father knows them and ... answers prayers ... every household should have this book."

"When I first heard … this story … I felt so warm and happy inside that I couldn't contain my tears … I … read it to my daughter over and over again; she still loves to read about Anna ... The story … is … about the power of prayer and how important it is to listen to the still small voice that guides you ... I absolutely recommend this book to anyone." – V. Abernathy

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