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When Indians burn her home, kill her parents, and take her young brother captive, Kate Stewart has no one to turn to but Uncle Josh, a circuit rider in the back country of Pennsylvania. Her uncle takes Kate tothe Moravian town of Bethlehem, where he thinks she will be safe during the fall of 1755.

While staying in Bethlehem, Kate tries to understand the Moravians’ love of p
Paperback, 160 pages
Published June 9th 1989 by Herald Press
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Aug 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Seeing this cover again, and holding the book, is like finding a long-lost friend. I remember attending a church when I was 8-9 that would put trombonists in the middle of the balcony on special occasions, and I always loved it because I loved this book so much. In fact, I scribbled a few juvenile ideas of "further adventures" for these characters and the ones in the sequel because I couldn't quite get enough of them! ...more
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A thoughtful middle-grades historical fiction about the Bethlehem PA's Moravian settlement. Nothing overly-captivating here though. ...more
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A great historical book about the French and Indian war.
It is about Christians but isn't preachy or inherently "Christian."
Good for ages 12 and up as there is violence (though certainly not gory)
-From a 14-year-old
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