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The Dog Snatcher: Guardians of Time Book 1

The Dog Snatcher: Guardians of Time Book 1

$11.99eBook: $4.99Audiobook: $5.99

Disbelief and shock fill eleven-year-old Jake when a stranger grabs his beloved dog. Jake and his twin Ava chase the scruffy teen down their suburban street, but the thief simply vanishes. So … what is this ancient-looking skeleton key Jake finds in the street? Turning it in the air takes the twins—somewhere else!

Jake can’t believe it when the twins find themselves in a clock shop that travels through time and space, piloted by a helpful 700-year-old Swiss alchemist. Surely this man can help them find their missing dog.

But the dog snatcher won’t be easy to catch. He too is a centuries-old alchemist. And he’s threatening to kill the dog!

Recognized as premier Christian fiction for kids-- designated a finalist for the prestigious Selah Award for Christian Fiction. It also received a Purple Dragonfly Award from Story Monsters Magazine.

A story full of surprises, including a trip to France in 1680. For kids 8-11, containing 18 illustrations.  Lexile® reading level 550L, or 2nd grade. Now with a free comprehensive 5-week homeschool study guide.

"My son sat there reading this book when he could have been playing games. Now, that's something." -- Terra Rickers

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The Dog Snatcher Audiobook

The Dog Snatcher Audiobook

$5.99eBook: $4.99Audiobook: $5.99

Eleven-year-old Jake is amazed to find a strange silver key at the end of his suburban driveway.  Then a teenage boy kidnaps the family dog and vanishes. Jake and his twin Ava are determined to find their dog, and soon they use the key to seek help in--of all places--a clock shop.

This clock shop travels through time and space, piloted by a 700-year-old Swiss alchemist. But the dog snatcher isn’t easy to catch. He’s a centuries-old alchemist too.

An illustrated family-friendly story full of surprises, including a trip to France in 1680. Containing 18 illustrations. Lexile® reading level 550L.

 

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Secret of the Lost Dragons Audiobook

Secret of the Lost Dragons Audiobook

Audiobook: $7.25

Eleven-year-olds Jake and Ava are seasoned time travelers stuck babysitting their four-year-old cousin, DeeDee. After a day at the pool, DeeDee stoops to touch a strange coin in their driveway—and vanishes!

Oh, no! What’s there to do but touch the coin too?

The twins find DeeDee in a narrow desert canyon—facing a huge, fierce dragon. Clearly, it’s time to leave. Jake and Ava grab DeeDee’s hands and reach for the time-travel keys in their pockets. But their pockets are empty!

A family-friendly action-adventure for ages 8-11, Book 2 in the Guardians of Time series.
Book 1 was named winner of a Purple Dragonfly Award and also a finalist for the prestigious Selah Award for Christian Fiction.

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The Long Shadow by Phyllis Wheeler

The Long Shadow by Phyllis Wheeler

$13.24eBook: $5.99Audiobook: $5.95

Winner of a Purple Dragonfly Award and a Moonbeam Children’s Book Award, The Long Shadow  keeps readers turning pages.  Find out today why so many fans love this book and its positive message of reconciliation and hope. For ages 13 and up

Richie, age 14, doesn’t expect to time-travel. He just wants to go camping. Little does he know that an angelic truck driver has other ideas for him.

Aunt Trudy never wanted kids. Now that she’s Richie’s guardian, she makes his life miserable. Richie wants to escape, so he seeks refuge in the deep Missouri woods he loves so much.

Looking for a campsite, he wanders between two cedar trees. Suddenly it’s not summer, but late fall. Richie doesn’t realize at first that he’s traveled back in time fifty years. After a freak storm, he’s freezing. The person who saves him is Morris, a mysterious black woodsman.

Richie and Morris both long for home. But getting there seems impossible.  Then Richie realizes that the key to bringing Morris in from the cold could be a trip further back in time—to try to prevent a terrible crime.

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Study Guide for Christian Homeschoolers Grades 2-5, The Dog Snatcher

Study Guide for Christian Homeschoolers Grades 2-5, The Dog Snatcher

$13.00eBook: free

A study guide for The Dog Snatcher, a chapter book by Phyllis Wheeler. This guide is a five-week language arts unit including vocabulary, comprehension, and extended lessons on Christian living themes from the book.

Extended lessons include:

  • faith questions
  • the Golden Rule
  • storytelling
  • imagery
  • vocabulary
  • a bit of the French language
  • history details of Lyon
  • a tabletop game
  • and more!
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