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The Forty-Acre Swindle (Trailblazer Books (Chronological))

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Freed from slavery, Jesse Turner and his family find freedom to be no easier. The advice of George Washington Carver provides some hope, but will his empowering words and innovative ideas be enough when danger arrives? Ages 8-12.
Paperback, 144 pages
Published December 2nd 2005 by Bethany House Publishers (first published February 1st 2000)
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Oct 30, 2009 Cindy rated it really liked it
I just love the Dave and Neta Jackson historical fiction series. I have found these books to be a great way to learn about the lives of men and women who have made an impact on the lives of others. The kids love 'em, too!
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See the first book in the series (Spy for the Night Riders) for a full review.
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This is one of the few Trailblazers that's a pretty cool mystery story ;)
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Dave and Neta Jackson are a full-time husband/wife writing team who have authored and co-authored many books on marriage and family, the church, relationships, and other subjects. Their books for children include the TRAILBLAZER series and Hero Tales, volumes I,II, III, and IV. The Jacksons make their home in Evanston, Illinois.
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