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Soldier Boy's Discovery
     

Soldier Boy's Discovery

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by Gilbert L Morris
 

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Jeff faces one difficulty after another as he serves as a drummer boy in the Confederate Army, all while wrestling with personal issues of faith, and meeting Christians in unexpected ways. Meanwhile, Leah is receiving the unexpected attention from a young escaped Union prisoner.

The Soldier Boy’s Discovery is the fourth of a ten book series, that

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Jeff faces one difficulty after another as he serves as a drummer boy in the Confederate Army, all while wrestling with personal issues of faith, and meeting Christians in unexpected ways. Meanwhile, Leah is receiving the unexpected attention from a young escaped Union prisoner.

The Soldier Boy’s Discovery is the fourth of a ten book series, that tells the story of two close families find themselves on different sides of the Civil War after the fall of Fort Sumter in April 1861. Thirteen year old Leah becomes a helper in the Union army with her father, who hopes to distribute Bibles to the troops. Fourteen year old Jeff becomes a drummer boy in the Confederate Army and struggles with faith while experiencing personal hardship and tragedy. The series follows Leah, Jeff, family, and friends, as they experience hope and God’s grace through four years of war.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802409140
Publisher:
Moody Publishers
Publication date:
01/01/1996
Series:
Bonnets and Bugles Series , #4
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.44(d)
Age Range:
9 - 14 Years

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Leah sat down heavily, blinking back the tears. "I hate this war," she said through clenched teeth."I guess everybody does," Ezra answered. He sat there for a long time, not knowing what to say. Finally, he said, "I guess you're wondering some about Jeff and his family. I know I am."Leah thought about how she had parted with Jeff and turned to look at Ezra. "I was so mean to him, Ezra. When he left, I wouldn't even give him a kind word. ...I wish he knew how sorry I am about the way I fought with him." "You can write him a letter after the battle."But Leah was troubled. "But what if he gets--" She broke off and her lips trembled. She didn't even want to say the words if he gets killed. "Why did I do it, Ezra?"

Meet the Author


GILBERT MORRIS has written numerous novels for both adults and young people. After teaching high school, pastoring several Southern Baptist churches, and chairing the English department at Ouachita Baptist University, Gilbert retired to write and publish full-time. He has written more than 200 novels, including the Seven Sleepers series for youth. He lives in Gulf Shores, Alabama, with his wife, Johnnie.

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