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Joyce Moyer Hostetter

Biography

Joyce Moyer Hostetter

Joyce Moyer Hostetter is the author of four historical novels, including BLUE winner of the International Reading Association Children s Book Award, and its sequel COMFORT. She lives with her husband in North Carolina, close to her two adult children and nine grandchildren. For more information visit: joycemoyerhostetter.com

Joyce Moyer Hostetter

Books by Joyce Moyer Hostetter

by Joyce Moyer Hostetter - Children's 9-12, Coming of Age, Family, Family Life, Fiction, Friendship, Historical Fiction, Youth Fiction

As World War II threatens the United States in 1941, 14 year-old Junior Bledsoe fights his own battles at home. Junior struggles with school and with anger --- at his father, his insufferable granddaddy, his neighbors and himself --- as he desperately tries to understand himself and find his own aim in life. But he finds relief in escaping to the quiet of the nearby woods and tinkering with cars, something he learned from his Pop and a fatherly neighbor provides much-needed guidance.