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Resolve to read in 2021!

What better way to start the new year?

With thousands of Appalachian-themed titles to choose from, the JSF encourages you to flex your memory muscles and start a reading program. Our monthly Regional Readers discussion groups are a great way to get you started!


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Allan Eckert’s Winning of America Series

This Jesse Stuart Foundation best-selling series details accounts of frontiersmen and Native Americans and many dramatic events of the time period. Many years of research went into this popular series that also tells the story of wilderness America itself, its penetration and settlement.

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JSF New Releases & Featured Books

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Jesse Stuart Junior Books

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Latest JSF News

“The Year of My Rebirth” an excellent gift for Heart Month

February is Heart Month. If you have a friend or loved one recovering from illness or surgery, Jesse Stuart’s “The Year of My Rebirth” would be an excellent heart-month gift.Stuart’s message in this well-known book is that no person can really begin living until he has come close to dying. As a young man, Stuart lived at top speed. Then, in 1954, at age 48, rushing from a lecture in [...]

By |February 22, 2021|Categories: Jesse Stuart Foundation|

Winter ice storms cause order delays

The Jesse Stuart Foundation has been closed since Feb. 12 due to power outages throughout Boyd County — three ice/snowstorms have hit the area over the course of a week. Because we have no power, we have not been able to process book orders since Feb. 11, and our ability to work remotely has been limited to accessing and responding to email. We hope that you have not been [...]

By |February 19, 2021|Categories: Jesse Stuart Foundation|

Regional Readers to meet in March; Daughter of the Legend focus

The Regional Readers book group will meet Tuesday, March 30 in the JSF Conference Room. Coffee and conversation at 2:00 p.m.; book discussion at 2:30 p.m. The book group is open to all and new members are always welcome. We encourage suggestions for the 2021 reading list. The March selection is Daughter of the Legend by Jesse Stuart.  When Jesse Stuart was a student at Lincoln Memorial University in [...]

By |January 29, 2021|Categories: Regional Readers|

JSF best sellers ~ Jan. 18-24

#1 The Frontiersmen, Allan W. Eckert #2 (tie) The Wilderness War, Allan W. Eckert #2 (tie) A Penny’s Worth of Character, Jesse Stuart #3 Wilderness Empire, Allan W. Eckert #4 The Conquerors, Allan W. Eckert #5 White Squaw: The True Story of Jennie Wiley, Arville Wheeler

By |January 29, 2021|Categories: Best Sellers|

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