The Runaways Revenge: John Newton (Trailblazer Books)

by Dave and Neta Jackson

Paperback, 1995

Status

Check shelf

Call number

J 92 TB NE 1775

Genres

Publication

Bethany House (1995), 144 pages

Description

Thirteen-year-old Hamilton Jones seeks revenge against the former captain of the ship on which his mother had been taken from Africa to slavery in the Colonies.

Local notes

2203-171

User reviews

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Hamilton Jones (a fictitious character), a 13 year old slave escapes slavery and is intent on revenging his mistreatment and the capture of his mother. He locates John Newton, the captain of the ship that forcibly brought his mother to America. At gun point, he forces Newton to tell his life's
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story, wanting to understand why he traded in slaves. John Newton's story is amazing, and it is clear that God saved his life on numerous occasions as he had a great plan for his life. This is one of those 'hard to put down' books for kids aged approximately 8 to 12.
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Language

Original language

English

ISBN

1556614713 / 9781556614712

Barcode

676

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