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The Fate of the Yellow Woodbee (#24 in Trailblazer Series)

Dave JacksonNeta Jackson

The Fate of the Yellow Woodbee (#24 in Trailblazer Series)

Dave JacksonNeta Jackson

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A fictionalized account of the five missionaries who carried God's word to the fierce Aucas, or Huaorani, of Ecuador in 1956.

- Publisher Thrilling adventure stories introducing young readers (ages 8-12) to Christian heroes of the past.Eleven-year-old Niwa is from Ecuador's Huaorani tribe, better known as the Auca tribe, which is known for killing outsiders. The Aucas trust no one, not even neighboring tribes, so when young Niwa is outlawed by his own people for angering another tribe, not even his family will protect him.Then a huge "woodbee" flies overhead, dropping gifts to Niwa's tribe from pilot Nate Saint and the other members of a missions team hoping to share the Gospel with them. Alone and afraid, Niwa is excited by the prospect of outsiders who want to help him. He even wants to make friends with the mysterious strangers and convince his tribe that the people in the strange woodbee will not harm them. But when someone else from the tribe lies about the five men wanting to attack them, the whole village wants them dead-except for Niwa. Will he get there in time to stop the killing?In a tribe of killers, one boy longs for peace. . .

- Publisher A Trailblazer Book for middle-grade readers. Young Niwa is from Ecuador's Auca tribe. When Nate Saint makes contact with his tribe, Niwa tries to convince his tribe that the men are friendly, but a lie leads to tragedy.

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About "The Fate of the Yellow Woodbee (#24 in Trailblazer Series)"

A fictionalized account of the five missionaries who carried God's word to the fierce Aucas, or Huaorani, of Ecuador in 1956.
- Publisher

Thrilling adventure stories introducing young readers (ages 8-12) to Christian heroes of the past.Eleven-year-old Niwa is from Ecuador's Huaorani tribe, better known as the Auca tribe, which is known for killing outsiders. The Aucas trust no one, not even neighboring tribes, so when young Niwa is outlawed by his own people for angering another tribe, not even his family will protect him.Then a huge "woodbee" flies overhead, dropping gifts to Niwa's tribe from pilot Nate Saint and the other members of a missions team hoping to share the Gospel with them. Alone and afraid, Niwa is excited by the prospect of outsiders who want to help him. He even wants to make friends with the mysterious strangers and convince his tribe that the people in the strange woodbee will not harm them. But when someone else from the tribe lies about the five men wanting to attack them, the whole village wants them dead-except for Niwa. Will he get there in time to stop the killing?In a tribe of killers, one boy longs for peace. . .
- Publisher

A Trailblazer Book for middle-grade readers. Young Niwa is from Ecuador's Auca tribe. When Nate Saint makes contact with his tribe, Niwa tries to convince his tribe that the men are friendly, but a lie leads to tragedy.
- Publisher

Meet the Authors

Dave Jackson

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.

Neta Jackson

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.

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