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The acrobat and the angel

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Publisher:
Putnam,
Pub. Date:
1999.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: LG - BL: 4.6 - AR Pts: 0.5
Description
Brothers Mark and David Shannon team up to create their own version of the miraculous legend of the Acrobat of God. This is the story of Pequele, a free-spirited orphan, whose unselfish sacrifice brings on a miracle. Despite a life full of hardships, Pequele takes joy in performing his tricks for the village children. When his grandmother dies, he is too sad to perform. He wanders the streets, begging for food, finally collapsing at a roadside cross.When he is taken in at a monastery, he forms a special relationship with a statue of an angel in the chapel and with Friar John, and joy returns to his life. But the Abbot forbids his "carnival tricks." The Abbot doesn't realize that Pequele's tricks and the joy he feels when he performs are what bring him closer to God. When a mother and her child with the plague come to the monastery asking for solace, Pequele's tricks are all he has to offer. So he performs, sacrificing his home and risking his life. But the angel in the chapel has been watching, and she brings forth a miracle that will change his fate and the monastery forever.
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ISBN:
9780399229183
Accelerated Reader:
LG
Level 4.6, 0.5 Points
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Last Grouping Update 2018-09-01 04:57:08AM
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