Teresa Funke

Biography

Teresa Funke embodies the modern artist/entrepreneur. She is the owner of Teresa Funke & Company and Victory House Press and the award-winning author of six novels for adults and children based on true stories from WWII. She is also a nationwide speaker offering keynotes and presentations and a popular writer’s coach and idea development coach.

Teresa has a degree in history from Boise State University and 21 years of experience as an entrepreneur and community catalyst. Teresa’s innovative programs and boundary-pushing talks prove that she is a true thought leader, in the original meaning of that term; one who challenges us to change our view of how life and business should be led. She lives with her family in Colorado.

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Books

Remember Wake
By Teresa Funke
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,660. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Fiction
Based on a true story. . . December, 1941—Tiny Wake Island is under attack. This compelling novel of World War II tells the true story of the civilian men captured on Wake and enslaved in Japanese prison camps and the women they left behind.
Doing My Part
By Teresa Funke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,150. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Fiction
When Helen Marshall’s mother is hurt and can’t work and her favorite cousin ships off to fight in World War II, Helen takes a job at a war factory to support her family. When she steps up to help a mysterious German immigrant, she realizes the true sacrifices of war.
The No-No Boys
By Teresa Funke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,450. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Fiction
Tai Shimoda’s family has lost everything. Like many other Japanese-Americans at the start of World War II, Tai’s family has been forced to leave their home and move to a desolate camp surrounded by barbed wire. When Tai’s brother joins the No-Nos to protest their treatment, Tai must decide where he stands.
Wave Me Good-Bye
By Teresa Funke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,290. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
As the only Jewish girl in her New York neighborhood, Miriam Liebler has a lot on her mind. Her brother will soon join the fight and her Jewish relatives in Europe have simply disappeared. No one understands her worries until she meets Christopher, an orphan whisked to America to escape the deadly bombings in London. Will their friendship survive, though, when trouble brews?
V for Victory
By Teresa Funke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,790. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Fiction
Miguel Montoya feels left behind. His older siblings are doing their part for the war effort, but all he’s allowed to do is stock shelves in the family grocery store and watch his little nephew. All of that changes when he meets a wounded veteran who needs his help, and on the day his family needs him most, it is Miguel who must do his part to save his nephew.
Dancing in Combat Boots
By Teresa Funke
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,230. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Category: Fiction
When the going got tough during World War II, America’s women got going. By the millions, housewives and mothers stepped into factories, offices, hospitals---anywhere capable hands were needed. The eleven fictional stories in this remarkable collection are based on real women whose experiences were at once typical and extraordinary. EVVY Award!
The Sight of You
By Teresa Funke
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Category: Fiction
A short story selection from Dancing in Combat Boots. A World War II mother steels herself for a reunion with the prisoner-of-war husband she hasn't seen in four years.

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