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Hamid rubbed the light from his eyes and looked again. It was his stepfather! The man watched Kinza as a snake might watch a baby rabbit at play, waiting its moment to strike. Hamid was sure that he would reach out and snatch her away.
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Overview

Hamid rubbed the light from his eyes and looked again. It was his stepfather! The man watched Kinza as a snake might watch a baby rabbit at play, waiting its moment to strike. Hamid was sure that he would reach out and snatch her away.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780802400048
  • Publisher: Moody Publishers
  • Publication date: 1/28/1953
  • Series: Patricia St. John Books Series
  • Pages: 256
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 4.27 (w) x 6.98 (h) x 0.70 (d)

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  • Posted January 17, 2013

    Hamid's baby sister is blind. Once his stepfather finds this out

    Hamid's baby sister is blind. Once his stepfather finds this out, baby Kinza is going to be sold to a beggar, because people take pity and give generous money to blind children.

    So, a plan is hatched. Hamid will sneak away with his sister. He will journey until he finds the home of the English nurse in another town, many days away. Hamid's mother told him that this nurse can heal Kinza's sight.

    This was a wonderful story that I enjoyed very much. Many lessons can be learned by reading it.
    Once again, a fantastic story by Patricia St. John!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 20, 2012

    party wrecker

    Wrecks the room

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 20, 2012

    Party room! ( starlight apartment! )

    The dance room has color changeing floor with a DJ and a discoball. The dance room has a bar and a snack bar.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 26, 2012

    Grace

    I love this book i had it as a book for my literature deffinetly get it

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 26, 2011

    This is a rewritten,edited version. It is not the origninal.

    I have loved this story since I was a little girl. I am very disappapointed that it was considered necessary for "Mary Mills [to adapt] the language of the book for a new generation..." as quoted from p. 5. Nothing in the description indicated that this was a revised edition. Although the story is the same, the writing style is not and some descriptions have been taken out.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 28, 2008

    lovely story

    I still remember this book. While growing up, I read it six times. It it a very touching story! I do recommend this book to young readers...

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 8, 2002

    This is a very touching story

    I began reading this 254 page book two days ago and am now nearly finished with it. It is the story of a young boy who risks his life to safe the life of his blind baby sister. He must travel over mountains and through rivers. Once he gets to his destination, a missionary nurse, he must learn to survive on the streets with few clothes and little food. I think all people who have a love to read should read this book.

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