Sinking the Dayspring / Dave & Neta Jackson ; illustrated by Anne Gavitt.
Minneapolis MN : Bethany House Publishers, 2001.
144 p. : ill.
Subtitle on cover: John Paton.
In 1866, a fourteen-year-old orphan reluctantly joins the crew of a missionary ship leaving Australia, but when a hurricane strands him on a South Sea island and he is captured by slave traders, he finds the courage to trust in God.
Paton, John Gibson, 1824-1907–Juvenile fiction.
Slave trade–Juvenile fiction.
Christian life–Juvenile fiction.
19th century, biography, children, children’s, historical fiction, history, Missions, orphans, sailors, ships, slave traders, Trailblazer Books, voyages