Charlie’s GirlÂ is the 1st book for Mary-Helen & Daniel Foxx and they will host their blog tour from January 20th to February 3rd. Â Mary-Helen writes, â€œAs Rosalind searches for belonging and connections, she finds she must first earn her place in her fatherâ€™s hometown and in her grandmotherâ€™s heart. When a family history assignment pairs Rosalind and her new friend, Emily, she learns that thereâ€™s more to find than just names and dates, as they uncover a mystery to which only Grace holds the key.â€
If you are interested in joining the blog tour, please leave a comment with the date you’d like to post or contact Mary-Helen and Daniel viaÂ email.
Here is a brief description of the book:
Fourteen-year-old Rosalind has always been a foster girl without a past, until sheâ€™s sent to live with a long-lost grandmother in a house full of memoriesâ€”and secrets. Soon Rosalind discovers that thereâ€™s more to her family history than she ever dreamed. Set in 1960s South Carolina, this unforgettable story of family, friendship, and faith is perfect for readers of all ages.
Meet the Author:
Mary-Helen Foxx retired in 2009 after a long career in public education with the Peoria Unified School District where she worked primarily in library services and IT. She has written widely on genealogical topics and has authored four books on the histories of prominent Southern families. Mary-Helen was also a contributing editor for three years with â€œGeorgia Genealogical Magazineâ€ and has won awards for her writing.
Daniel is Professor Emeritus of History at Ottawa University in Phoenix and has been published in various academic and historical journals. He is the author ofI Only Laugh When It Hurts (Reissued by Pelican Publishing Company, Gretna, LA, 2009). His latest book, Nathan Bedford Forrest: In Search of the Enigmawith Eddy W. Davison (Pelican, 2007) was a National Book Awards nominee, received the 2008 Arizona Book Award for biography, and was finalist for the 2008 Independent BookÂ Publishers Association Benjamin Franklin Award.
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