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Trial By Poison (#12 in Trailblazer Series)

Dave JacksonNeta Jackson

Trial By Poison (#12 in Trailblazer Series)

Dave JacksonNeta Jackson

$9.99

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A Trailblazer Book. A young West African girl must look to the courageous missionary, Mary Slessor, as the only one who can rescue her mother from the dreaded trial by poison bean.

- Publisher 1. The White Ma And The Royal Canoe^2. "Run, Ma! Run!"^3. The Prank That Backfired^4. The Curse^5. Exiled^6. Baskets And More Baskets^7. The Accident^8. The Regal Corpse^9. Baby In The Bush^10. Trial By Poison^11. No More Vengeance^12. Moving Forward^138 Pages

- Publisher The only white people Imatu has ever seen in her village in West Africa are the ones who came to sell guns, gin, and slave chains. But when Mary Slessor arrives one day to set up a school, the villagers grow to love and respect her. When Imatu's mother and some others are taken prisoner and threatened with the dreaded poison bean, Mary organizes a daring rescue.

- Publisher Thrilling adventure stories introducing young readers (ages 8-12) to Christian heroes of the past. Imatu had seen white people in her village in West Africa, but only when they came to sell liquor, guns, and slave chains. One rainy day, Imatu was sent to find a goat that had run away from the village. But when she found instead a brightly colored regal canoe with a white woman inside and five black children, Imatu quickly forgot about the goat! The woman, Mary Slessor, had come to Imatu's village to set up a school and teach them about a God who loves them, who wouldn't demand cruel rituals like Imatu's tribal religion. But when Imatu's mother is taken prisoner and condemned to drink the deadly poison bean, would Mary Slessor's respect in the village prove enough to save her?

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About "Trial By Poison (#12 in Trailblazer Series)"

A Trailblazer Book. A young West African girl must look to the courageous missionary, Mary Slessor, as the only one who can rescue her mother from the dreaded trial by poison bean.
- Publisher

1. The White Ma And The Royal Canoe^2. "Run, Ma! Run!"^3. The Prank That Backfired^4. The Curse^5. Exiled^6. Baskets And More Baskets^7. The Accident^8. The Regal Corpse^9. Baby In The Bush^10. Trial By Poison^11. No More Vengeance^12. Moving Forward^138 Pages
- Publisher

The only white people Imatu has ever seen in her village in West Africa are the ones who came to sell guns, gin, and slave chains. But when Mary Slessor arrives one day to set up a school, the villagers grow to love and respect her. When Imatu's mother and some others are taken prisoner and threatened with the dreaded poison bean, Mary organizes a daring rescue.
- Publisher

Thrilling adventure stories introducing young readers (ages 8-12) to Christian heroes of the past. Imatu had seen white people in her village in West Africa, but only when they came to sell liquor, guns, and slave chains. One rainy day, Imatu was sent to find a goat that had run away from the village. But when she found instead a brightly colored regal canoe with a white woman inside and five black children, Imatu quickly forgot about the goat! The woman, Mary Slessor, had come to Imatu's village to set up a school and teach them about a God who loves them, who wouldn't demand cruel rituals like Imatu's tribal religion. But when Imatu's mother is taken prisoner and condemned to drink the deadly poison bean, would Mary Slessor's respect in the village prove enough to save her?
- 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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