The Flight of the Fugitives (#13 in Trailblazer Series)
1. Gypsy Woman^2. Foreign Devil^3. Inn Of Eight Happiness^4. Less Gets More^5. Prison Riot!^6. Breaking The Rules^7. Stranger In The Street^8. Out Of The Past^9. Fire From The Sky^10. Two Caves On The Mountain^11. One Hundred Dollars Reward!^12. Over The...
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1. Gypsy Woman^2. Foreign Devil^3. Inn Of Eight Happiness^4. Less Gets More^5. Prison Riot!^6. Breaking The Rules^7. Stranger In The Street^8. Out Of The Past^9. Fire From The Sky^10. Two Caves On The Mountain^11. One Hundred Dollars Reward!^12. Over The Mountains^13. Walking On Water^139 Pages
After coming to China to work as a missionary in the early 1930s, Gladys Aylward adopts several orphans and tries to save nearly a hundred more during the war between China and Japan.
Six-year old Mei-en screamed in terror when she realized her gypsy owner was about to sell her to a foreign lady. Times were hard in the mountainous region of china in 1934, and orphans were often sold for pennies. But foreigners in china were considered "devils," and Mei-en thought surely the little woman in Chinese clothes would eat her for supper! But this time Mei-en's new owner was the compassionate and respected missionary, Gladys Aylward. One day outside her new home, Mei-en saw wonderful silver "birds" flying in the sky-but her delight turned to dread when they began dropping bombs that exploded all over the city. Suddenly their lives, and those of nearly a hundred orphan children, were in terrible danger!
A Trailblazer Book. Once an orphan herself, Mei-en works hard to help the young English missionary, Gladys Aylward, save nearly a hundred Chinese orphans from lives of terror.
Dave Jackson is coauthor, with his wife, Neta, of the award-winning Trailblazer Books and the Hero Tales series, as well as No Random Act, the story behind the 1999 murder of Coach Ricky Byrdsong. Dave holds a degree in journalism from Judson College and has a prolific writing career, including books on racial reconciliation and ministry to kids in gangs. Dave and Neta are members of Chicago Tabernacle, a multiracial congregation and daughter church of the Brooklyn Tabernacle. They live in Evanston, Illinois.
As a husband/wife writing team, Neta and Dave Jackson are the authors or co-authors of about 100 books. In addition to writing several books about Christian community, the Jacksons have co-authored numerous books with expert resource people on a variety of topics from racial reconciliation to medical ethics to ministry to kids in gangs. But over the years the Jacksons have especially enjoyed writing for children and young people. This includes their award-winning Trailblazer series, historical fiction about great Christian heroes and heroines for young people ages 8-12, and the four-volume Hero Tales: A Family Treasury of True Stories from the Lives of Great Christians Great Christians.- Publisher.