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Captured in the French and Indian War! An Interview with Tracy Leininger Craven

Vol. 116, Prg. 66–70
August 26–30, 2013

What kind of stories make up your family history? Murders? Kidnappings? Years of forced servitude? On today’s Home School Heartbeat, Tracy Leininger Craven tells host Mike Farris how the tales her grandparents told her when she was nine years old spurred her to write a book about the adventures of her ancestors during the French and Indian War!

“Homeschooling definitely helped in that I was really able to focus on creative writing and literature.” — Tracy Leininger Craven

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Captivity and Escape
An Early Start
Researching the Adventure
Brought Back Home
Touching the Present
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Tracy Leininger Craven

Tracy Leininger Craven loves history and retelling real-life stories in her historical fiction books. She also loves spending her free time in the great outdoors with her husband David and their four children.

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Do you have readers in your family who would love to experience a real-life escape story from the French and Indian War? Be sure to get your copy of Tracy’s book Alone Yet Not Alone by clicking on the link above.

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