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It is soon apparent that Suzanne will not give in and she is taken from the relative safety of the abbey to become a slave for a local farmer's family. Still refusing to discard it, Suzanne's faith strengthens and grows through her struggles. Will this captivity be the end for the young girl or will this adventure end with a new beginning for Suzanne's life? Recommended for ages 9 to 12.
Number of Pages: 224
Vendor: Christian Focus Publications
Publication Date: 2006
|Dimensions: 7.01 X 4.33 X 0.53 (inches)|
The Escape: The Adventures of Three Huguenot Children Fleeing PersecutionA. VanderJagtAB Publishing / 2001 / Trade Paperback$9.19 Retail:
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Wings Like a Dove; The Courage of Queen Jeanne d'AlbretChristine FarenhorstP & R Publishing / 2006 / Trade Paperback$9.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
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Suzanne de l'Orme's Huguenot family is under severe persecution as are other Protestants in the nation of France. The 1500's are a difficult time to be alive if you are unwilling to compromise.
Sent on an errand by her mother twelve year old Suzanne walks into an adventure that she fears she will never walk out of. Kidnapped by the authorities for being the child of a bible believing family Suzanne is interrogated and persecuted. If she will only disown her faith and her people she can be released from her prison and welcomed into the 'freedom' of the Roman Catholic Church.
It is soon apparent that Suzanne will not give in and she is taken from the relative safety of the abbey to become a slave for a local farmer's family. Still refusing to discard her faith Suzanne's faith strengthens and grows through her struggles.
Will this captivity be the end for the young girl or will this adventure end with a new beginning for Suzanne's life.
Tara Lappas5 Stars Out Of 5September 18, 2007Tara LappasThis is an excellent book that defines the difference between religion and faith. Religion being outward works you think will earn you a place in Heaven and faith being the gift of salvation which motivates you to allow the Holy Spirit to change you and grow in you the fruits of the Spirit...love,joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness etc. to become more Christ-like.All that said, the language is a bit old and it doesn't flow as easily as a modern novel.But I wouldn't let that stop you. I learned much about that particular time period and was very inspired by the faith acted out by this young girl.I highly recommend this book.
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