Bertha Schwartz’s newly released “Billy Joe’s Search for Education” follows a courageous teen in his pursuit for education

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“Billy Joe’s Search for Education” from Christian Faith Publishing author Bertha Schwartz is a profound novel that brings the story of Billy Joe, a teen who longs for education in a community that doesn’t see the need for it.

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“Billy Joe’s Search for Education”: a riveting journey of a teen living in a neighborhood of cheats, family feuds, and lack of education. “Billy Joe’s Search for Education” is the creation of published author Bertha Schwartz, an excellent writer of tales.

Schwartz shares, “Fourteen-year-old Billy Joe is suspicious the city buyers are cheating his people, the uneducated hill folks from Bear Claw Valley in Virginia.

“Mr. Grant from Three Pines Mercantile has been teaching Billy Joe some as he works for him. But most of the hill folks are against schooling, fearing the change it will bring to the valley.

“The long-standing feud between the O’Conners and the McKinleys is strong. But when Billy Joe proves the dog buyers are cheating both his pa, an O’Conner, and the McKinleys, Billy Joe is caught in the middle.

“When Uncle Ephraim O’Conner ‘accidently’ steals a hog from hotheaded Jeb McKinley, Billy Joe fears his search for an education is doomed, as the feelings escalate all around.”

Published by Christian Faith Publishing, Bertha Schwartz’s new book is a brilliant creation that will give the readers, young and old, a look into Billy Joe’s journey as he uncovers secrets and pursue his dreams even when ends don’t seem to meet.

View a synopsis of “Billy Joe’s Search for Education” on YouTube.

Consumers can purchase “Billy Joe’s Search for Education” at traditional brick & mortar bookstores, or online at, Apple iTunes store, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or inquiries about “Billy Joe’s Search for Education,” contact the Christian Faith Publishing media department at 866-554-0919.

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