Ransom's Mark: A Story Based on the Life of the Pioneer Olive Oatman

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Moody Publishers, Jun 1, 2003 - Juvenile Fiction - 144 pages
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When 13-year-old Olive Oatman's wagon train is raided by outlaw Yavapai Indians, she and her sister are captured. After enduring harsh treatment, they are ransomed by a band of Mohaves. Olive struggles to adjust to her new life, but finds comfort in her faith and in an unexpected friendship. When the time comes for her to return to the white world, she is afraid she will never fit in. But she learns to see the Mohave design tattooed on her chin as a sign of God's love and deliverence, a mark of ransom.
 

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Being physically and spiritually ransomed

User Review  - Vera - Christianbook.com

Wendy Lawton has again written a moving, historically sound biographical history of a young girl from the early pioneer days of the United States. When her father decides to move west with friends it ... Read full review

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User Review  - Diane H. Pitts - Christianbook.com

The reading horizon just got brighter because Wendy Lawton has brought history to light again. In Ransons Mark author Wendy Lawton adds to her Daughters of the Faith Series by illuminating the life of ... Read full review

Contents

Acknowledgments
9
1 Seeing the Elephant
11
2 Wagons Ho
21
3 Storms Brewing
33
4 Trouble on the Horizon
43
5 The Gila Trail
55
6 The Shadow of Death
65
7 The Captive Journey
77
8 The Ransom Price
89
9 Kiechook8212The Ransoms Mark
99
10 Famine and Peace
109
11 War and Plenty
117
12 The Final Ransom
125
Epilogue
133
Glossary
137
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WENDY LAWTON, an award-winning writer, sculptor, and doll designer, founded the Lawton Doll Company in 1979. She currently works as an agent for the Books & Such Literary Agency. Wendy has written numerous books, including six for her Daughters of Faith series and four for her Real TV series. Wendy is active in her church and is a frequent speaker for women's groups. Wendy and her husband, Keith, are parents to three adult children and live in Hilmar, California.

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