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When Lightning Strikes (Crossings of Promise #1) [Paperback]

By Hugh Alan Smith (Author)
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It is 1874, and Paul Wipf is enchanted with dreams of going to America. Then lightning strikes, killing his parents and burying his dreams in the ashes of sadness and guilt. How can Paul leave Russia. knowing his parents' death has made it possible? How can he live with his sour old aunt and her group of Hutterites, who seem controlled by rules rather than love? Then there's Hannah, a girl with shining brown eyes that probe into the darkness of his soul. Can Paul trust her with his story? Can he be saved from the bitterness he feels for God and himself? Or will he abandon Hannah and the Hutterites and run to the wild life of the American west? Only Paul can decide.

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The year is 1874, and Paul Wipf is enchanted by dreams of America. But when lightning strikes, killing his parents, his dreams are shattered and buried in the ashes of sadness and guilt. How can Paul be happy, knowing it is his parents' death that makes it possible for him to leave Russia? How can he be happy living with his aunt who is a Hutterite? How can he be happy when all he wants is what can never be--life as it used to be?

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Herald Press
Pages   184
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.31" Width: 5.44" Height: 0.45"
Weight:   0.4 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Nov 30, 2001
Publisher   Herald Press
Age  9-12
Edition  New  
Series  Crossings Of Promise  
Series Number  1  
ISBN  0836191641  
ISBN13  9780836191646  

Availability  0 units.

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Uplifting Adventure Story  Dec 17, 2001
This novel gave me a warm feeling and kept me interested.
A Guarantee  Dec 6, 2001
A guaranteed to please story of the friendship between a Hutterite boy and girl.
A Guarantee  Dec 6, 2001
a guarantee to please story of the friendship between a Hutterite boy and girl.
A Charming Story  Dec 5, 2001
Great book about the friendship between two young Hutterite children. Easy story, charming and believeable characters.
Interesting incidents and smooth reading. Warmly recommended.

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