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Overview Life can be a bit like a roller coaster - you just never know what's around the next bend! The folks in Odyssey, young and old alike, are learning some very important things lately: begin responsible for yourself, accepting and understanding others, and being a friend even when it isn't easy. Whether it's a peak, a valley or a hairpin curve, you're guaranteed a fun-filled, action-packed ride with the gang from Odyssey! * The Truth about Zachary - Lucy has one of her toughest reporting assignments when she tries to interview the new boy at school - and is met with a very sour response. * Preacher's Kid - Donna finds herself under the microscope as the pastor's daughter and sets out to prove she's still one of the gang with defiance and determination. And more!
Publishers Description Life can be a bit like a roller coaster--you just never know what's around the next bend To Donna Barclay, it seems like being a preacher's kid means she has to be perfect. But when she rebels and sneaks out with her friends, the results are disastrous.Gang member Butch is torn between his old friendship with Sam and his new friends in the Bones of Rath. Which will he choose? Two men rob Holstein's Bookshop and kidnap blind Jenny Roberts but later let her go. Will she be able to help police find the criminals? The folks in Odyssey, young and old alike, are learning some very important things lately: being responsible for yourself, accepting and understanding others, and being a friend even when it isn't easy. Whether it's a peak, a valley, or a hairpin curve, you're guaranteed a fun-filled, action-packed ride with the gang from Odyssey Volume 23 contains the following stories (and themes): I Want My B-TV (Solid foundations) The Truth about Zachary (Being a friend) Preacher's Kid (Unrealistic expectations) The Good, the Bad, and Butch (Uncompromising morals) Share and Share Alike (Sharing) All the Difference in the World (The difference Christianity makes) St. Paul: The Man from Tarsus (Saul's conversion) St. Paul: Set Apart by God (God changes lives) A Victim of Circumstances (Taking responsibility for your own actions) A Perfect Witness, 1, 2, & 3 (Perception)
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Producers: Focus on the Family
Format: Audiobook, CD, Unabridged
Studio: Tommy Nelson
Running Time: 283.00 minutes
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 4.92" Width: 5.62" Height: 0.94" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Release Date Nov 4, 2004
Publisher Tommy Nelson
Grade Level Grade School
Series Adventures In Odyssey Audio
Series Number 23
ISBN 1561793825 ISBN13 9781561793822 UPC 023755042569
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Very cool volume! RATING: 4.5!! Mar 1, 2005
Life can be a bit like a roller coaster-you just never knoew what's around the next bend! The folks in Odyssey, young and old alike, are learning some very important things lately; being responsible for yourself, accepting and understanding others, and being a friend even when it isn't easy. Whether it's a peak, a valley or a hairpin curve, you're guaranteed a fun-filled, action-packed ride with the gang from Odyssey.
1. I Want My B-TV! (episode #298 / Theme: Foundations; cooperation; the importance of watching and listening to quality programs / Spiritual References: Phillipians 4:8). The introduction to B-TV.
2. The Truth About Zachary (episode #299 / Theme: Friendship; encouragement / Scripture Reference: Romans 15:1-3). Introduction to Zachary. Zachary is an intelligent person who has one major characteristigc, he's in a wheelchair.
3. Preacher's Kid (episode #300 / Theme: Being a preacher's kid; being Christlike; being imperfect. / Scripture References: Romans 3:23; Ephesians 5:1). Donna is causing problems...why?
4. The Good, the Bad and Butch (episode #301 / Theme: Making proper choices; choosing friends wisely / Scripture Reference: Psalm 1:1-2). Butch questions if he is a good guy or a bad guy.
5. Share and Share Alike (episode #302 / Theme: Sacrifice / Scripture Reference: Hebrews 13:16). It's Kid's Radio's first annual Share-a-Thon hosted by Connie and Jack.
6. All the Difference in the World (episode #303 / Theme: What it means to be a Christian / Scripture Reference: Colossians 1:21-23). Danny feels his parents are to restrictive on him.
7. St. Paul: The Man from Tarsus (episode #304 / Theme: Bible history: The story of St. Paul / Scripture Reference: Acts 24-28). Rodney Rathbone and Sam Johnson take a trip in the Imagination Station.
8. St. Paul: Set Apart by God (episode #305 / Theme: Bible history: The story of St. Paul / Scripture Reference: Acts 24-28). Rodney Rathbone and Sam Johnson take a trip in the Imagination Station. Story concludes in this second part.
9. A Victim of Circumstance (episode #306 / Theme: Taking responsibility for your actions / Scripture Reference: Genesis 3). Bone's of Rath causing more problems for Jack and Jason.
10-12. A Perfect Witness Part 1-3 (episodes #309-#311 / Theme: God judges people by their hearts, not their physical appearance / Scripture References: 1 Samuel 16:7, Mark 7:1-23; 2 Corinthians 5). Parental Warning: This three-part mystery includes an armed robbery and kidnapping, which are played and replayed throughtout all three parts. Although no one gets hurt in the episodes, they may be too intense for young listeners.
REVIEW: This series has many episodes that teaches our children an important lesson and I'm very impressed by the stories. This is a recommended CD set that gets a 4 1/2. The only thing that prevents me from giving this a 5 star is that there are some episodes that seem to be filler. About 2 or 3 episodes were o.k. out of the 12 but still worth purchasing. "A Perfect Witness", "Preacher's Kid" and "The Truth About Zachary" are episodes alone enough to recommend this set highly. 4 1/2 is not far from a perfect 5. It's very good.
Can't go wrong with Adv. in Odyssey! Nov 20, 2000
WE absolutely cannot make a road trip without our adventures in Odyssey CDs! All 4 of my children - from 5yr to 12yr LOVE these stories (Dad and I too!). This collection has been listened to numerous times. Excellent, positive, moral entertainment that's not too preachy. (twelve 30 minute stories on 4 CDs)