The Lost Locket: A NOW and THEN Story (Paperback)

The Lost Locket: A NOW and THEN Story By Connie Elizabeth Eimer (Illustrator), Virginia Rank Griesse Cover Image
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A NOW and THEN story brings together the past and the present. In "The Lost Locket" by Virginia Rank Griesse the pioneer past of the 1870s and the post-war happy days of the 1950s come together because of a gold locket engraved MRM. And a present-day Grandmother recalls the 'locket story' to hergrandchildren.Maggie and her pioneer family settle a claim in Nebraska Territory near other settlements which become the town of Yorktown. Nearly one hundred years later Sandy finds a locket, engraved MRM, in a deserted farm-house outside of Yorktown. The reader is taken into both worlds with the young girls as Maggie adjusts to her new life on the prairie and Sandy begins a quest to find who this mysterious MRM can be. Each girl shows the characteristics of perseverance, hope and trust in the Lord as her story unfolds.

About the Author

Virginia (Ginny) has always loved writing, starting with a pencil and a Big Chief tablet when she was in grade school. Her writing career includes poems, dramas for children, puppet skits, songs and now children's fiction. Together with her husband, Bob, they organized and directed a children's ministry group called Sounds of Sonshine. The group performed in churches and schools throughout the Midwest US using materials written by Virginia. Born and raised in York, Nebraska, Virginia is a graduate of Concordia Teacher's College, now Concordia University, in Seward, Nebraska. She taught in elementary classrooms in Christian schools for over thirty years before retiring to become the school librarian at Christian Outreach School in Hillsboro, Missouri. She and her husband, Bob, have four married children, ten grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Ginny also enjoys reading, cross stitch, music and nature, especially bird watching. Connect with Ginny at

Product Details
ISBN: 9781981254583
ISBN-10: 1981254587
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: January 17th, 2018
Pages: 122
Language: English