The Light Across the River

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The Light Across the River

The Light Across the River In this powerful sequel to Across the Wide River the Rankin home is still a beacon of freedom on the Underground Railroad Johnny the seventh of thirteen children in the Rankin family is growing up

  • Title: The Light Across the River
  • Author: Stephanie Reed
  • ISBN: 9780825435744
  • Page: 334
  • Format: Paperback
  • In this powerful sequel to Across the Wide River, the Rankin home is still a beacon of freedom on the Underground Railroad Johnny, the seventh of thirteen children in the Rankin family, is growing up quickly and in 1837 is eager to take on the same responsibilities as the rest of his family But Johnny s father and his brother Lowry think Johnny is too young and too hotheIn this powerful sequel to Across the Wide River, the Rankin home is still a beacon of freedom on the Underground Railroad Johnny, the seventh of thirteen children in the Rankin family, is growing up quickly and in 1837 is eager to take on the same responsibilities as the rest of his family But Johnny s father and his brother Lowry think Johnny is too young and too hotheaded to help with something as important and secretive as the Underground Railroad Johnny understands the need for secrecy, but sometimes the secret is just too good to keep to himself This engaging novel for young adults offers a further glimpse into a dark period of America s past, and profiles the courageous and godly people who helped bring about its end.

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    1. Samantha on said:

      All she wanted was her family to be free, but at what price would it cost?Light Across the River by Stephanie Reed tells a gripping story about courage, faith, and sacrifice. Eliza is a woman who desperately wishes to escape the brutality of slavery. Bring in the Rankins, a family who puts all on the line to help runaway slaves to freedom, and there may be hope for Eliza. But Johnny Rankin aches to let people know how much his family does for others, not realizing there are those who'd not appre [...]

    2. Susan K. on said:

      Johnny Rankin can’t keep a secret. This wouldn’t be such an issue if his family (the true-life Rankin family of Ripley, Ohio) were not involved in the Underground Railroad. Johnny’s “loose tongue” could endanger many lives. Oh, how he wants to help lead slaves to freedom in Canada, but he simply cannot be trusted to keep his mouth shut. Then one day he is called upon to help a woman and her baby escape. He learns of her incredible crossing over the half-frozen Ohio River and lets the s [...]

    3. Donna Shepherd on said:

      Light Across the River is the sequel to Across the Wide River. Both historical novels by Stephanie Reed tell the story of the Rankin family, conductors for the Underground Railroad. Reed’s careful research shows in the authentic dialogue and settings. I thoroughly enjoyed the first book and recommend reading it first, but this book stands on its own. Reading the exciting and heartwarming adventure told through the eyes of Johnny Rankin and Eliza, a runaway slave, I cried, I laughed, and I lear [...]

    4. JanieR. on said:

      This is the sequel to the previous book-Across the River by Stephanie Reed, and it is another amazing story of courage, faith, and inspiration of the people who took part in the Underground Railroad. Two of the main characters, Johhny Rankin and Eliza, were my favorite. I truly enjoyed reading this historical, inspirational story!

    5. Samantha on said:

      A great Historical Fiction novel about the Underground Railroad. The book drew me in and kept me interested until the end. Now I want to read Uncle Toms Cabin :)

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