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Saved at Sea

3.92  ·  Rating Details  ·  78 Ratings  ·  13 Reviews
The waves are rising and the ship is on the rocks. Alick and his grandfather set out in their boat to save as many lives as they can... but this time they only come back with one. A little girl is thrown overboard moments before a huge wave sweeps the wreck away. Who is she? Where are her parents? What are they going to do?

As the storm disappears on the horizon, the little
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Hardcover, 124 pages
Published January 1st 1998 by Accelerated Christian Education, Inc. (first published 1887)
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Mick Bordet
Dec 29, 2013 Mick Bordet rated it did not like it
Recommends it for: Christian lighthouse keepers?
What started as a very sweet, gentle story about life in a lighthouse just stopped as though the author ran out of steam. Add to that the intrusive insertion of a religious sub-plot that feels shoehorned in, and the whole tale was very disappointing. At least it was mercifully short.
Theresa
Jul 02, 2012 Theresa rated it really liked it
"On Christ, the solid Rock, I stand;
All other ground is sinking sand."
Arlene Starr
Apr 08, 2015 Arlene Starr rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

This is a short book of not many pages and written for young readers. It is written in first person
by Alick, a 12 year old, who relates his experience living with his grandfather, Sandy Fergusson,
whose duty it is to keep the lamps in order within the Lighthouse in order to light them every night.
Alick tells of life living on an island by the sea. During a raging storm that violently stirs up the sea and swallows up everything in fog, Alick, his grandfather and their neighbor Jem Millar attemp
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Hayden
May 07, 2015 Hayden rated it it was amazing
I had to read this aloud for school years ago and now my youngest brother is reading it aloud to me for his school. Definitely one of my favorite younger-kids required reading books. Brings back so many memories :)
Lorena Rodriguez
Jun 16, 2014 Lorena Rodriguez rated it it was ok
Read it many years ago, I didn't like it since the beginning, but had to read for Literature so... yeah
Erika
Feb 01, 2015 Erika added it
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Read this with my 3rd and 4th graders for a book report they had to write.
Esther
it was cool and amazing i liked it
Taheim O'bryan
Feb 19, 2014 Taheim O'bryan rated it it was amazing
Shelves: yes
Its a good book and I think
its awesome

Sylvia
Dec 23, 2015 Sylvia rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2015
This is another book I had to read because I have a student reading it for a book report. It was a good and interesting story; I liked how they introduced the necessity to accept Christ as your savior and that good deeds and being a good person is nice but not enough.
Kristen
May 04, 2011 Kristen rated it liked it
Shelves: classic
Some of the compaints I have heard about this book it that it was too simple. I would agree. However, I do believe this would be a good read aloud to my kids.
Elaine
We enjoyed this sweet book I bought at the Sally Clarkson conference last weekend. It was a quick read, sweet characters, and sweet story.
Abigail
Jan 19, 2012 Abigail rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I love this book!When I started it I could not put it down.
Rachel
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Read this aloud to my youngest sisters.
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Amy Catherine Walton, better known as Mrs O F Walton, was a British author of Christian children's and teenage books, mainly but not exclusively fiction. She was born Amy Catherine Deck in 1849, and died in Leigh, Kent in 1939.

Amy was the daughter of the vicar of St Stephen's Church, Spring Street, Hull.

Her career as an author began with My Mates And I, written in 1870 but not published until 1873
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