Maggie's Dare: The Great Awakening
Maggie's Dare: The Great Awakening (1744) (Sisters in Time #3)
Maggie's Dare: The Great Awakening
Norma Jean Lutz
Time Period:  1744  Slavery confuses Maggie Baldwin. It's 1744, and the tenderhearted twelve-year-old can't understand why her friend was given a young female slave as a Christmas present-or why her friend mistreats the miserable Caribbean girl. When a major spiritual revival breaks out, Maggie is convinced she must dare to help the slave. Using actual historical events to tell a compelling fictional story, Maggie's Dare explores both the Great Awakening and the early stirrings of the abolition movement, while showing young readers that they, too, can serve God by serving others. Sisters in Time books offer learning and fun, at a great price!

Book Details

Genre: 

  • Adventure
  • Historical Fiction
  • Unassigned

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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When twelve-year-old Maggie Baldwin goes to her friend, Adelaide's, house, for her weekly dance lessons that occur on Thursdays, she is in for a big surprise! While waiting for her dad after dance lessons Adelaide breaks the big news that Maggie is invited to travel with her to Salem in a fancy stagecoach. Adelaide is getting a slave girl for a Christmas present, but Maggie disagrees with the whole idea of owning slaves. After seeing that Adelaide treats the girl poorly, Maggie decides to help her and the less fortunate against Adelaide's wishes.

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