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Dingo Creek Challenge (#04 in Adventures Downunder Series)

Paperback|May 1998
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In late nineteenth-century Australia, as tension mounts between the white settlers and a band of aborigines at Dingo Creek, thirteen-year-old Patrick takes sides when he helps teach the aborigines how to play cricket.


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In late nineteenth-century Australia, as tension mounts between the white settlers and a band of aborigines at Dingo Creek, thirteen-year-old Patrick takes sides when he helps teach the aborigines how to play cricket.
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Set in the exciting Australia of the 1860's; a time of riverboats, adventures, and outlaws-bestselling author Robert Elmer delivers riveting stories and edge-of-your-seat suspense for boys and girls ages 8-13. ^^Will the Truth Come Out Before Someone Gets Hurt?^^Led my mysterious sounds, Patrick McWaid stumbles upon a group of aborigines in the midst of a nighttime corroborree at Dingo Creek. The elaborate story-dance fascinates Patrick, who stays to watch-until an angry band of settlers burst in to arrest two aborigines for stealing horses.^^Seeing the unfair way the native Australians are treated, Patrick and his sister, Becky, befriend them and set out to uncover the truth about the horse thefts. But things get out of hand when Patrick is challenged to a "friendly" cricket match between the expert Echuca team and the aborigines. Without thinking, Patrick accepts, even though he and the aborigines don't know the game! Can Patrick and Becky unmask the real thieves before the cricket match turns into an all-out battle?
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Book 4 in the Adventures Down Under series for middle-grade readers. Patrick and Becky find themselves in the middle of a dangerous confrontation between the town troublemakers and the local aborigines. Can they win the battle?
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Robert Elmer

Robert is the author of two updated spiritual classics, Practicing God's Presence and Rediscovering Daily Graces (NavPress) and co-author of Off My Case for Kids (Zondervan/HarperCollins) with Christian apologist Lee Strobel. He is a graduate of Simpson College and St. Mary's College in California, with a B.A. degree in communications and Bible, as well as an elementary teaching credential. He has also written fiction for adults--Like Always, The Duet, The Recital, and The Celebrity, as well as seven popular youth fiction series, including The Wall, with combined sales of over a half million.

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