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The Only Game in Town (Spirit Flyer #3)

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Winner of a 1988 Christian Home & School C.S. Lewis Gold Medal award! Everyone wants to be Number One--the fastest, the smartest, the best looking. That's the way it was in Centerville. And the local toy store, run by Mrs. Happy, was all too willing to help by keeping track of all your points so everyone would know who was really on top. It was, after all, the only gam ...more
Paperback, 211 pages
Published July 28th 1988 by IVP Books (first published June 28th 1988)
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D.M. Dutcher
Jul 28, 2011 D.M. Dutcher rated it really liked it
Daniel has just arrived in Centerville. His mother works for Goliath Industries in the new factory they've set up. She wants nothing more for him to fit in. However Mrs Happy has a new weapon in the fight to corrupt everyone in town: the Big Board. Daniel will have to choose between fitting in and being at the top of the Board, or staying a Rank Blank and riding his spirit flyer along with his new friends John and Susan.

The conflict in this book is very strong. The point system is survival of th
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Heidi
I read this as a kid - made a huge impression on me. So big, that I finally tried looking it up again. The library didn't carry it. And wow. Still an awesome series. The first book is the hardest for me - glowing red eyes, black snake funnel clouds - scary stuff. But if ever there were a series that did a good job explaining good and bad - the insidious tendrils of evil and the overwhelming unconditional love of God, this is it. Each book in the series is fabulous. My eight year old is not ready ...more
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Jul 29, 2011 Rivkah. rated it really liked it
I like how the writer introduces new challenges to the spiritual life, like doing the right thing even when no one else is.
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Dec 15, 2007 Beth rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Girls and Guys
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It's was really good. I liked it.
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