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A Chameleon, A Boy and A Quest
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Written by a long-time medical missionary to Africa, this story is laced with subtle gospel themes---kids will encounter good and evil and learn the truth about hope, happiness, and what it means to be human. Recommended for ages 8 to 14 years.
|Title: A Chameleon, A Boy and A Quest|
By: Jennifer Myhre M.D.
Number of Pages: 128
Vendor: New Growth Press
Publication Date: 2015
Dimensions: 8.50 X 8.50 (inches)
|Weight: 1 ounce|
Series: Rwendigo Tales
Stock No: WW572080
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A Chameleon, a Boy, and a Quest is the first book in the fictional series, The Rwendigo Tales. This adventure story is designed for eight-to fourteen-year-old youth and is written for children and teens who love reading and learning about faraway and different parts of the world, while relating to characters and issues that seem much closer to home.
Ten-year-old Mu, orphaned as a toddler, has lived his entire life in the heart of Africa. For as long as he can remember, he has served in the household of a great-uncle where he is unloved and ignored. In his drudgery-filled life, Mu has little hope of happiness and little hope that anything will ever change. But one day everything does change.
On his way to draw water one morning, Mu is astonished when a chameleon greets him by name and announces that they will embark on a quest together. And what a quest it turns out to be! Mu faces danger and finds unexpected allies as they journey through an ever changing landscape.
Through his adventure, Mu learns many things about himself. Along with Mu, you will walk through Africa, encountering good and evil. Read carefully and you just may find out who you are too.
J. A. Myhre serves as a doctor with Serge in East Africa where she has worked for over two decades. She is passionate about health care for the poor, training local doctors and nurses, promoting childhood nutrition and development, and being the hands of Jesus in the hardest places. She is married to her best friend and colleague Scott, and together they have raised four children for whom The Rwendigo Tales books were written as Christmas presents. Jennifer is the author of A Chameleon, a Boy, and a Quest; A Bird, a Girl, and a Rescue; ;A Forest, a Flood, and an Unlikely Star; and A Fever, a Flight, and a Fight for the World.
Acacia Masso grew up in Africa and is finishing her BA in art therapy in the United States. She has illustrated all four books in The Rwendigo Tales series authored by J. A. Myhre.
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