Item description for Spy for the Night Riders: Martin Luther (Trailblazer Books #3) by Neta Jackson Dave Jackson...
Overview After coming to Wittenberg to seek an education, Karl Schumacher becomes a student of Dr. Martin Luther and, when the latter is declared a heretic, Karl accompanies him when he travels to Worms to defend his views
Publishers Description Thrilling adventure stories introducing young readers (ages 8-2) to Christian heroes of the past.Karl Schumacher was fifteen when he came to the German city of Wittenberg in 520 seeking an education. He had been very fortunate that the esteemed university professor, Doctor Martin Luther, had taken him into his household as a servant. Luther's promise of tutoring Karl in exchange for his labor was the chance of a lifetime--until a poster on the church door declared his master a heretic Karl is asked to travel with Doctor Luther to appear before the emperor's Imperial Council in the city of Worms. Will his life be at stake as well as Luther's? And who is the mysterious young lady who shadows their trip? Could she be a spy for Luther's enemy, Doctor Eck?Or might the night riders be secret supporters of Luther?With danger lurking on every side, who can Karl trust?
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Studio: Bethany House
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8" Width: 5.3" Height: 0.3" Weight: 0.35 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 1992
Publisher BETHANY HOUSE PUBLISHERS #7
Grade Level Middle School
Series Trailblazer Books-Bethany House
ISBN 1556612370 ISBN13 9781556612374
Availability 0 units.
More About Neta Jackson Dave Jackson
Dave and Neta Jackson are an award-winning husband-and-wife writing team, the authors or coauthors of more than a hundred books. They are most well-known for Trailblazers, a forty-book series of historical fiction about great Christian heroes for young readers (with sales topping 1.7 million), and Neta's popular Yada Yada Prayer Group novels for women. The Jacksons make their home in the Chicago metropolitan area, where they are active in cross-cultural ministry and enjoy their grandchildren.
Dave Jackson currently resides in the state of Illinois. Dave Jackson was born in 1970.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Spy for the Night Riders: Martin Luther (Trailblazer Books #3)?
Reviewed as a world history teacher May 7, 2006
I am reviewing this as a high school world history teacher who is looking for high-quality historical fiction of all skill levels that I can add to my classroom library.
While this book is too easy for the average high school student, it would be a good fit for the 'reluctant reader' or the student interested in the Reformation. The plot moves along pretty quickly and does a good job of telling about Martin Luther's big moment at the Diet of Worms and his travels immediately before and after his hearing.
Some previous knowledge of the Reformation would be helpful.
I give this one a B+.
Martin Luther Feb 21, 2003
This was a very good book for younger readers. It was full of action and adventure. Karl Schumacher was a student of Martin Luther who chose to risk his life just being accosiated with him. He makes a trip with Martin Luther in spite of the possible danger. Read and find out what will happen to young Karl Schumacher. Not only was this an interesting retelling of Martin Luther's life, it was also very accurate.
Inspiring for the whole family Sep 14, 2000
My children, and I are using these books for a time of literature, history, geography, and Devotion. I got into this story just as much as my children. I used a curriculum guide with the book, and we are able to have more of an understanding of our character. Our character was Doctor Martin Luther, and having Karl as his companion was very neat for the children to follow him through the story. We just finished the story, and we plan on reading another Trailblazer Book. I hope your child/ family will get as much out of the story as ours did.