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Steal Away Home

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Open LibraryOL10703900M
ISBN 10059512965X
ISBN 139780595129652
OCLC/WorldCa655848336

In the introduction, Carter states that the book's style was inspired by Michael Shaara's excellent book The Killer Angels, a novelized story of the Civil War focusing on the lives of several historical figures. Steal Away Home is written as a novel in which the main characters are the 19th century preachers Charles Spurgeon and Thomas Johnson/5().

Steal Away Home is a new kind of book based on historical research, which tells a previously untold story set in the s of the relationship between an African-American missionary and one of the greatest preachers to ever live.

Steal Away Home is a poignant story of self-discovery, and a great first novel for Richard Meibers. The book explodes with lush visual imagery, not always pretty yet quite powerful.

My only regret was in finishing it too quickly. Perhaps we can expect a sequel, and soon!Reviews: 8. Lois Ruby is the author of several novels, including Steal Away Home, which was named an IRA Young Adults' Choice and a Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies (NCSS/CBC).

Before she turned to Steal Away Home book, she was a young adult librarian for the Dallas Public Library/5(52).

'Steal Away Home's blend of magical realism, baseball, and Southern flavor will pull readers in and keep them engaged through the very last inning.' (CBA Market) 'This rich and masterful tale is touched by the miraculous and is cleverly delivered as the first-person recollections of a seasoned s:   The book Steal Away Home was a realistic fiction story.

A girl named Dana was working on a house for a bed and breakfast, which was also going to be the house she and her family lived in too. When she was tore off wallpaper and noticed there was a skeleton under the paper/5().

Steal Away Home Paperback – January 1, by Lois Ruby (Author)Reviews: Lois Ruby began working on Steal Away Home, her fifth novel for young readers, when a mental image of a skeleton, sealed away behind a wall, began to haunt her thoughts.

Once she had decided that the skeleton belonged to a runaway slave, Ms. Ruby started researching the Released on: Janu 'Steal Away Home's blend of magical realism, baseball, and Southern flavor will pull readers in and keep them engaged through the very last inning.' 'This rich and masterful tale is touched by the miraculous and is cleverly delivered as the first-person recollections of a seasoned catcher/5(9).

Owen Cross grew up with two loves: one a game, the other a girl. One of his loves ruined him. Now he’s counting on the other to save him. Owen Cross leaves his sleepy, southern town and goes to college with dreams of the major leagues—and an emptiness full of a girl back home named Micky Dullahan.

Owen loved Micky from the first time they met on the hill between their two worlds: his. Start studying Steal Away Home. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

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Later at home, Dana opens the black book and reads the first entry. The book belongs to Millicent Weaver. Dana decides to tell her parents she has found the black book and promises to give it back by July 1. Steal Away Home Last modified by: Elizabeth R.

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Favors Company. Steal Away Home is a meticulously researched true story. I enjoyed the book a lot but found that the research was, at times, almost overwhelming in its detail.

Still, it was a worthy read/5(19). As the scene shifts between Dana's world andthe story of the families that lived in the house unfolds. But as pieces of the puzzle begin to fall into place, one haunting question remains: Why did Lizbet Charles die.

When twelve-year-old Dana Shannon starts to strip away wallpaper in her family's old house. For ex "Steal Away Home" is a Christian historical novel set in to in England and America.

It's a novel, not a biography or history book. According to the authors, they often used quotations from Spurgeon's or Johnson's own writing and most of the persons, places, and /5. Steal Away Home is a book to be savored and is definitely a recommended read.

Steal Away Home is told from the first person perspective of former high school baseball star Owen Cross. Billy Coffey sucked me into Steal Away Home with his description of baseball and small town romance/5().

"In STEAL AWAY HOME, Billy Coffey crafts a story that takes us between the current-day realization of a man’s dream and the events in his past that lost him everything." Welcomed by the other players who christen him “Hillbilly” after hearing him talk, Owen selects a spot in the dugout at the end of the row and gets ready for batting practice.

About The Book When Dana uncovers a skeleton hidden in the wall of her home, she also uncovers a dark secret that stretches back years.

When twelve-year-old Dana Shannon starts to strip away wallpaper in her family’s old house, she’s unprepared for the surprise that awaits ed on: Janu Lois Ruby is the author of several novels, including Steal Away Home, which was named an IRA Young Adults' Choice and a Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies (NCSS/CBC)/5(4).

• Millicent Weaver is helping slaves get to freedom up north/Canada. • Her flag is up – this lets slaves know this is a safe house ; Dad is not home. • A wagon appears with slaves hidden underneath a blanket. She feeds them and allows them to Size: KB. “Steal Away Home: Charles Spurgeon & Thomas Johnson, Unlikely Friends on the Passage to Freedom” by Matt Carter & Aaron Ivey It’s been a long time since a book made me weep as I did in the final pages of Steal Away is so much beauty in this story, in the writing of it, and—most of all—in the Gospel which saturates it, that there really was no other way to respond but.

The book Steal Away Home by Lois Ruby is very are two main characters. One is twelve-year-old James Baylor Weaver, who lives in Lawrence, Kansas, in the year His house is a station on the Underground Railroad, but only while his father is away. James and his mother and his sister Rebecca must keep this a secret from James's father.5/5(5).

Steal Away Home: Charles Spurgeon and Thomas Johnson, Unlikely Friends on the Passage to Freedom—wow, that is a mouthful. For the purpose of this review, I’m going to refer to it simply as Steal Away Home.

This book is an account of the friendship between Charles Spurgeon and Thomas Johnson. It seems a fitting book to read as of late/5. FreeBookNotes found 3 sites with book summaries or analysis of Steal Away Home.

If there is a Steal Away Home SparkNotes, Shmoop guide, or Cliff Notes, you can find a link to each study guide below. Among the summaries and analysis available for Steal Away Home, there is 3 Book Reviews. Steal Away Home. Billy Coffey. ISBN: Publisher: Thomas Nelson. Book Release Date: January 2, Some Small Magic.

Billy Coffey. ISBN: Ap 'The INSPYs Advisory Board is pleased to announce that the following books have been shortlisted in the fifth annual INSPY Awards. Recognizing the need for a. Steal Away Home is a new kind of book based on historical research, which tells a previously untold story set in the s of the relationship between an African-American missionary and one of the greatest preachers to ever live/5(9).

Lois Ruby is the author of several novels, including Steal Away Home, which was named an IRA Young Adults' Choice and a Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies (NCSS/CBC). Before she turned to writing, she was a young adult librarian for the Dallas Public Library.4/4(13).

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