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GRADE LEVEL: Kindergarten – 5

PAGES: 48

PUBLISHER: Lewes Historical Society (September 1, 2018)

Awards:  

2019 National First Place Award Winner for Children’s Fiction, National Federation of Press Women 

2019 State First Place Award Winner for Children’s Fiction, Delaware Press Association

What would you do if you uncovered a real locket from 1880 on the beach? Join Virginia and Rodney as they discover a world that spans two centuries. Traveling through time, they unravel the mystery of The Lost Locket of Lewes. This book combines facts with action to keep you turning the pages while learning about Lewes, Delaware and life in the 19th century.

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Programs

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Dr. Holland offers programs to schools, organizations, writers, and teachers focusing on the writing process or on topics included in her books. 

Lost Locket book in front of a classroom

Writing About Time Travel

Grades: 3-5

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Lost locket writing program

Researching and Constructing Historical Fiction

Grades: 3-5

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Kids in a classroom watching presentation with Dr. Holland

Researching Another Time and Place through Primary Sources

Grades: 6-8

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Illustrated woman yelling while smoke billows in the background

Finding the Story Arc

Grades: 6-8

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papers and documents with old handwriting on a desk

Writing Informational Fiction with Primary Sources​

Grades: 9-12

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