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Cover of Do You Know Them? written by Shana Keller
Do You Know Them?

After the war ended, everyone was missing someone. Lettie was missing her family. They had been sold and lost long before enslavement was abolished. Every week, she read the advertisements in the newspapers to her congregation. Lettie was determined to find her loved ones too. She saved every penny she earned, but not to buy candy or toys. She saved for something better--something that would bring her whole family together. Moving and triumphant, Lettie's story is inspired by the actual "lost" ads that were printed in newspapers after the Civil War ended. 

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