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Across the Wide River [Paperback]

By Stephanie Reed (Author)
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Freedom. Some take it for granted. Others consider it worth dying for. Lowry Rankin knows all too well the cost of freedom, after all, his family's red brick home is the first stop on the Underground Railroad north of the Ohio River. He's seen friends beaten for the color of their skin. He's watched sinmple farmers make a difference. He's even risked how own life transporting escaped slaves to the next "station". But will Lowry be able to conquer his greatest fear when he's called to speak out?

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The red brick home of Rev. John Rankin is a beacon--the first northern stop on the Underground Railroad. Across the Ohio River in Kentucky, every slave knows to look for it. They have heard that if they reach that house, they will never be captured. "Across the Wide River" tells the true story of the selfless sacrifices one Christian family made to help runaway slaves reach freedom.

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  • Kliatt - 03/01/2005 page 22

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Kregel Publications
Pages   176
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.75" Width: 5.25" Height: 8"
Weight:   0.4 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Sep 23, 2004
Publisher   Kregel Publications
Age  12-17
ISBN  0825435765  
ISBN13  9780825435768  

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More About Stephanie Reed

Stephanie Reed Stephanie Reed lives on the outskirts of Plain City, Ohio, site of a once-thriving Amish community. She gleans ideas for her novels from signs she glimpses along the byways of Ohio. For her previous books, Across the Wide River and The Light Across the River, the sign told of the Reverend John Rankin and family's station of the Underground Railroad. For The Bargain, the sign said, "Harness Shop, Closed Sundays."

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