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Risking the Forbidden Game: Maude Cary (Trailblazer Books #38) [Paperback]

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Pages   144
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 7.84" Width: 5.88" Height: 0.44"
Weight:   0.36 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Sep 1, 2002
Age  8-14
ISBN  0764222341  
EAN  9780764222344  

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Item Description...
For Jamal and Hmeem, The Game starts out as a fun and daring contest between the two young boys to see who can collect more items belonging to the "enemy" - the French soldiers who are keeping Morocco from gaining its independence. For a Muslim to be seen with anything belonging to the infidels is among the most punishable of sins, but the excitement of The Game becomes more risky when Jamal begins collecting pictures from the Christian missionary Maude Cary, whom he meets in the marketplace. Surely a whole set of the pictures must be worth enough points to win The Game! Then Jamal realizes that each picture tells a story about Jesus, and he's torn between believing the missionary's stories and believing the Muslim way. When a French traitor comes to Jamal for help, will lhe lead Jamal to the Truth?

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Publishers Description
Trailblazer Books makes history exciting and relevant for both boys and girls. Mehdi Ksara, a Muslim boy in Morocco, collects items he finds among the foreigners living in his village. He knows he risks his parents' wrath by treasuring the pictures of Jesus given to him by missionary Maude Cary. Will the missionary's God save Mehdi when his pictures are discovered?

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Dave and Neta Jackson are an award-winning husband-and-wife writing team, the authors or coauthors of more than a hundred books. They are most well-known for Trailblazers, a forty-book series of historical fiction about great Christian heroes for young readers (with sales topping 1.7 million), and Neta's popular Yada Yada Prayer Group novels for women. The Jacksons make their home in the Chicago metropolitan area, where they are active in cross-cultural ministry and enjoy their grandchildren.

Dave Jackson currently resides in the state of Illinois. Dave Jackson was born in 1970.

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The KJC Historical Fiction Review (6th Grade Book Report)  May 21, 2009
This month, I did my book report on Risking the Forbidden Game by Maude Cary, and illustrations by Dave and Neta Jackson. I enjoyed reading this book for the following reasons.

1) This is one of best books (for my age group) I have read on the topic of Christianity and Islamic religious strife.

2) If kids read this book, they will see that if they are doing things they should not be doing that eventually they will get caught.

3) Contrary to what some may think, the followers of Islam in this book are not cold blooded or evil, but warm and friendly.

4) Many fiction books have a similar plot: Two people have some fun with an activity. They see something bad in the process. They get involved with the bad things going on. They end up dealing with the consequences. This book has the same plot but it uses it to talk about the issue of religious strife.

That's all for this installment.

good transaction  Jan 6, 2009
Shipping and delivery was excellent. The book has an excellent story line for children but the difficulty of the words used make it quite difficult.

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