The Rebel (Christian Heritage: Williamsburg Years, Bk 1)
The Rebel - Christian Heritage: Williamsburg Years, Bk 1 Author:Nancy N. Rue The adventures continue as 10-year-old Thomas Hutchinson (great-grandson of Josiah Hutchinson) struggles to find his place in a world that's rapidly changing before his eyes. There are rumors of war as the townspeople take their stances for or against remaining under the rule of England. His older brother Sam is anxious to join the army, but... more » fighting for freedom could cost his life and many more! Following in his peacemaking father's footsteps, Thomas believes himself to be a Patriot.
But when his teacher and best friend both turn out to be Loyalists, his faith is put to the test. Will he have to sacrifice friendships for the sake of politics? What does God want the family to do? Can these two opposing sides live in peace, or is bloody battle inevitable?
The Christian Heritage Series is an ongoing line of Focus on the Family youth books that explores the role of faith and family throughout American history. These engaging stories help young readers better understand their country, its values, and its God. The Williamsburg Years books take place in early 1780s Virginia.
Nancy Rue's writings have appeared in a number of youth publications, including Clubhouse, Campus Life, and Teens Today. She has won a number of literary honors, including the 1991 C.S. Lewis Honor Book Award.