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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

Eddie Rickenbacker’s deliverance: Christmas miracle

By James M. Gifford JSF CEO & Senior Editor Americans know Ohio native Eddie Rickenbacker as a World War I hero. He was the ace fighter pilot of the 94th Aero Pursuit Squadron who personally shot down 26 enemy aircrafts. He received the Medal of Honor and many other decorations for bravery and service to his country. Two decades later, Rickenbacker was over 50 years old and the president [...]

By |December 12, 2020|Categories: James M. Gifford|

JSF best sellers ~ Nov. 23-29

#1 The Frontiersmen, Allan W. Eckert #2 Wilderness Empire, Allan W. Eckert #3 The Thread That Runs So True, Jesse Stuart #4 The Wilderness War, Allan W. Eckert #5 (tie) Blue Jacket: War Chief of the Shawnees, Allan W. Eckert #5 (tie) A Penny’s Worth of Character, Jesse Stuart

By |December 4, 2020|Categories: Best Sellers|

JSF published book celebrates spirit of Christmas

ASHLAND, Ky. — In 2019, the Jesse Stuart Foundation published True Christmas Stories From the Heart of Appalachia, a book that captures the spirit of Christmas in 43 stories by 39 authors.  Thirty-five of the stories are from Kentucky and the others are from neighboring states. These stories are from the geographical heart of Appalachia, but, more importantly, they are from the emotional heart of the region.  Many share [...]

By |November 25, 2020|Categories: Jesse Stuart Foundation|

JSF best sellers ~ Nov. 16-22

#1 The Frontiersmen, Allan W. Eckert #2 (tie) Strength From the Hills, Jesse Stuart #2 (tie) Wilderness Empire, Allan W. Eckert #3 The Thread That Runs So True, Jesse Stuart #4 Growing Up in the Last Small Town, Bob Barnett #5 Kentucky Frontiersmen, Joseph A. Altsheler

By |November 23, 2020|Categories: Best Sellers|

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