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Get That Gold

L. T. Downing

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ISBN 10: 0615885527 / ISBN 13: 9780615885520
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Paperback. 142 pages. Dimensions: 8.0in. x 5.0in. x 0.4in.YOUNG ADULT HISTORICAL FICTION LDS BOOK ONE in the Adventures of the Restoration SERIES In this series, award-winning author L. T. Downing brings early church history to life in the way young readers cravewith exciting, fast-paced stories about the real people and events of the Restoration era. Readers will have a front-row seat as Joseph Smith fights off attackers who would steal the gold plates, as Martin Harris loses the 116 pages of the translated manuscript, and as the young Prophet, his family, and friends face the persecutors, politicians and traitors that ultimately drove the Latter-day Saints from state after state in their quest for the freedom to worship. Parents are sure to find the Adventures of the Restoration series is not only fun, but an invaluable tool in the education and inspiration of their children. ABOUT BOOK ONE Now you have the record in your own hands. But you are only a man. Therefore, you will have to be watchful and faithful to your trust, or you will be overpowered by wicked men who will plan and scheme and get them away from you. If you do not take heed continually, they will succeed -- Angel Moroni upon delivering the Gold Plates to Joseph Smith. With the Angel Moronis warning still ringing in his ears, young Joseph Smith steps into the woods he knows are crawling with armed men, bent on stealing the gold plates from him. He retrieves them from their hiding place in a rotted, birch log, only to face attack after attack by the money-hungry thieves on his trail! It is up to Josephand Joseph aloneto protect and preserve the sacred gold record. But how will he muster the fortitude and faith when the odds are stacked so deeply against him Will the angels warning come to pass Reading age 10-16 (Grade 5) This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780615885520

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Title: Get That Gold

Publisher: Zion Bookworks

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Paperback

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MIDDLE GRADES / JUVENILE / YOUNG ADULT / HISTORICAL FICTION / LDS ABOUT THE SERIES: In the Adventures of the Restoration series, award-winning author L.T. Downing brings early church history to life in the way young readers crave—with exciting, fast-paced stories about the real people and events of the Restoration era. Readers will have a front-row seat as Joseph Smith fights off attackers who would steal the gold plates, as Martin Harris loses the 116 pages of the translated manuscript, and as the young Prophet, his family, and friends face the persecutors, politicians and traitors that ultimately drove the Latter-day Saints from state after state in their quest for the freedom to worship. Parents are sure to find the Adventures of the Restoration series is not only fun, but an invaluable tool in the education and inspiration of their children. The accounts in the Adventures of the Restoration series revolve around the actual players of the Restoration era and dramatize true events. (Historical Fiction) BOOK ONE in the Adventures of the Restoration SERIES History as it has never been told before! In Get That Gold!, L.T. Downing unleashes her unique storytelling skills, weaving an unforgettable, fast-paced adventure for young readers that explores the perils encountered by Joseph Smith when local rapscallions and thieves plot to steal the sacred golden record for their own financial gain. Joseph, alone, must protect the plates of gold, or, as the Angel Moroni warned, he will lose them. In Get That Gold!, young readers will experience the adventure that is history and come away with a deeper appreciation for the challenges faced by the young Prophet—all while having fun reading.

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L.T. Downing (Lisa Torcasso Downing) is the author of Island of the Stone Boy and Get That Gold!, the first book in the Adventures of the Restoration series. She has published fiction for young people in the Friend and New Era magazines. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Brigham Young University and a Master of Arts degree from Texas A&M-Commerce. She also writes literary fiction and served for three years as the fiction editor for Irreantum, the literary journal published by the Association for Mormon Letters. She lives in Heath, Texas with her family.

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