Gunner's Run

Gunner's Run
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World War II is the setting for Gunner’s Run, a historical fiction novel for teens by Rick Barry. Nineteen-year-old Jim Yoder is an ocean away from his childhood home in Elkhart, Indiana, and his pretty friend, Margo Lace. He is serving in the United States Air Corps as a waist gunner flying on a B-24 high above the battlefield. Through a strange chain of events, Jim finds himself back on the ground and trapped behind enemy lines. As Jim is running across Nazi Germany to reach the safety of Allied soil, he discovers that to survive he will have to trust the God he once rejected. This Christian fiction book is full of excitement, danger, and realistic details about World War II Europe.

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  • ISBN - 978-1-59166-761-2
  • eISBN - 978-1-60682-413-9
  • Author - Rick Barry
  • Copyright Year - 2007
  • Format - softbound
  • Length - 224 pp.
  • Publisher - BJU Press, JourneyForth
  • Reading Level - young adult
  • Lexile Measurement - 860

Gunner's Run

Gunner's Run is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Exciting! My ten-year-old reader said it was a "very enjoyable book." It can "get your enthusiasm up real high, and on a bad day it gets your hopes up. And I really liked the part about all the machine guns, and the escaping, and how he went through the gun. It was very exciting! My favorite part is at the end where he...committed his life to Christ and found out the Lord was actually watching over him by letting him go instead of it being bad luck." He recommends this book to other readers his age.
Date published: 2015-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Good Book... I really enjoyed this book. The author did a great job of bringing up biblical problems in a fun themed thriller story. Thanks!
Date published: 2013-03-12
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