Item description for The Mystery Cave (Sugar Creek Gang #7) by Paul Hutchens...
Overview A late night hunting trip for the Sugar Creek Gang leads to a surprising discovery. Later, Old Man Paddler invites them to his cabin for a sassafras tea party. An urgent knock on the door interrupts the party. Soon they find themselves knee--deep in a quicksand rescue. Explore with the gang the effects of sin in one's life and the benefits of following Jesus. The Sugar Creek Gang series chronicles the faith-building adventures of a group of fun--loving, courageous Christian boys. These classic stories have been inspiring children to grow in their faith for more than five decades. More than three million copies later, children continue to grow up relating to members of the gang as they struggle with the application of their Christian faith to the adventure of life. Now that these stories have been updated for a new generation, you and your child can join in the Sugar Creek excitement.
Publishers Description The tales and travels of the Sugar Creek Gang have passed the test of time, delighting young readers for more than fifty years. Great mysteries with a message, "The Sugar Creek Gang" series chronicles the faith-building adventures of a group of fun-loving, courageous Christian boys. Your kids will be thrilled, chilled, and inspired to grow as they follow the legendary escapades of Bill Collins, Dragonfly, and the rest of the gang and see how they struggle with the application of their Christian faith to the adventure of life. A late night hunting trip for the Sugar Creek Gang leads to a surprise discovery. Later, Old Man Paddler invites them to his cabin for a sassafras tea party. An urgent knock on the door interrupts the party. Soon they find themselves knee-deep in a quicksand rescue. Explore with the gang the effects of sin in one's life and the benefits of following Jesus.
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Studio: Moody Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.02" Width: 4.28" Height: 0.34" Weight: 0.15 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 2000
Publisher MOODY PRESS BOOKS #13
Grade Level Middle School
Series Sugar Creek Gang
Series Number 7
ISBN 0802470114 ISBN13 9780802470119
Availability 1 units. Availability accurate as of Mar 26, 2017 09:14.
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More About Paul Hutchens
The late PAUL HUTCHENS, one of evangelical Christianity's most prolific authors, went to be with the Lord on January 23, 1977. Mr. Hutchens, an ordained Baptist minister, served as an evangelist and itinerant preacher for many years. Best known for his Sugar Creek Gang series, Hutchens was a 1927 graduate of Moody Bible Institute. He was the author of 19 adult novels, 36 books in the Sugar Creek Gang series, and several booklets for servicemen during World War II. Mr. Hutchens and his wife, Jane, were married 52 years. They had two children and four grandchildren.
Paul Hutchens currently resides in the state of Minnesota. Paul Hutchens was born in 1902.
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Reviews - What do customers think about The Mystery Cave?
A review by Caleb, age 9 Feb 15, 2007
The Sugar Creek Gang is a group of kids that have many adventures and all of them have nicknames. First there's Bill then Poetry who knows about 100 poems. Then there's Circus who is very acrobatic. Next is Dragonfly who is always seeing things before everyone else. The littlest in the gang is little Jim. And the leader is big Jim. The Sugar Creek Gang find a cave that they plan to sleep in. Dragonfly is afraid that there are ghosts in the cave. Poetry plans to scare everyone. Bill helps Poetry with his plan. Everyone gets scared. They find a secret passage in the cave that leads to someone's house that they know.
In 1925 the author, Paul Hutchens, was made a Baptist minister. Only a few years into his career, Hutchens was forced out of the ministry when he was told he had a terrible disease called Tuberculosis. Though his time as an evangelist was cut short, Paul Hutchens guessed that he had preached 1,777 sermons and saw 2,500 people become Christians. While he was getting better from his sickness, he tried writing and soon found out that he was good at it.
I'm amazed and fascinated at how the Sugar Creek Gang found the secret passage. I was curious about what was going to happen after they slept in the cave. I was interested at how old man Paddler came to the cave through the secret passage. There are many things to be excited about in this book cause this book is written about how a boys life can be. This is an astounding story. I think it is awesome.
I think you should read this book because it shows how a boy's life can be. The Sugar Creek Gang is a series of books about some kid's who live a very adventurous life. They all have some special talent and I appreciate that.
AMAZING BOOK!!! Dec 15, 2005
MYSTERY CAVE IS AWSOME! A LATE NIGHT HUNTING TRIP KEEPS THE SUGAR CREEK GANG HAVING FUN. LATER, A FRIEND OF THEIR'S, OLD MAN PADDLER, INVITES THEM TO HIS CABIN FOR A SASSAFRASS TEA PARTY. THEN SUDDENLY, A KNOCK ON THE DOOR ENTERUPS THE PARTY! THE NEXT THING YOU KNOW, THEY FIND THEMSELVES KNEE-DEEP IN A QUICKSAND RESCUE--FOR SOMEONE THEY DON'T REALLY LIKE. PRETTY SOON THEY FIND THEMSELVES HELPING SOMEONE FIND THE BENEFITS OF FOLLOWING JESUS AND THE CRUELTY OF SINNING. THESE BOOKS ARE ABOUT A FEW CHRISTIAN BOYS DOING WHAT'S RIGHT AND HELPING OTHERS TO KNOW JESUS AND TO FOLLOW HIM AND READ HIS WORD!