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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Neta Jackson  

Pen Name: None


Born: 1944 in Winchester, Kentucky

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Illinois Connection

Jackson currently resides in Evanston, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Neta Jackson co-authors books with her husband Dave Jackson. Together they are the authors or coauthors of over 100 books.

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Titles At Your Library

Disappointed, but Not Too Disappointed (Storybooks for Caring Parents)
ISBN: 0891912983

Chariot Family Pub. 1986

Stories with accompanying Scripture quotations suggest ways of dealing with disappointments such as being prevented by illness from attending the first day of school, having unfulfilled expectations, and attempting and failing to care for a pet fish.

The Queen's Smuggler: William Tyndale (Trailblazer Books #2)
ISBN: 1556612214

Bethany House Publishers. 1991

Sarah tries to smuggle a New Testament into England in order to save the life of William Tyndale, a man imprisoned for translating the Bible into English.

Kidnapped by River Rats: William and Catherine Booth (Trailblazer Books #1)
ISBN: 1556612206

Bethany House. 1991

Arriving in London in the 1880s, orphans Jack and Amy find themselves the prey of the worst elements of society until they receive aid from William and Catherine Booth and their Salvation Army people.

Spy for the Night Riders: Martin Luther (Trailblazer Books #3)
ISBN: 1556612370

Bethany House Publishers. 1992

Thrilling adventure stories introducing young readers (ages 82) to Christian heroes of the past. Karl Schumacher was fifteen when he came to the German city of Wittenberg in 520 seeking an education. He had been very fortunate that the esteemed university professor, Doctor Martin Luther, had taken him into his household as a servant. Luther's promise of tutoring Karl in exchange for his labor was the chance of a lifetime until a poster on the church door declared his master a heretic! Karl is asked to travel with Doctor Luther to appear before the emperor's Imperial Council in the city of Worms. Will his life be at stake as well as Luther's? And who is the mysterious young lady who shadows their trip? Could she be a spy for Luther's enemy, Doctor Eck? Or might the night riders be secret supporters of Luther? With danger lurking on every side, who can Karl trust?

Spin: Truth, Tubas and George Washington (Secret Adventure)
ISBN: 0805440046

Baptist Sunday School Board. 1994

Drea Thomas, running against her nemesis Arlene for president of her seventh grade class, fears that she is falling into the same dishonest campaign tactics she despises in her opponent.

Snap: How to Act Like a Responsible Almost-Adult (Secret Adventures, Vol 2)
ISBN: 0805440054

B & H Pub Group. 1994

Thirteen-year-old Drea learns a lesson about responsibility when she's forced to cancel her exciting weekend plans to babysit for Rebecca and Matt

Smash: How to Survive Junior High by Really Trying (Secret Adventures, No 3)
ISBN: 0805440062

B & H Pub Group. 1994

Seventh grader Drea Thomas confronts her arch-enemy Arlene when the students try to raise ten thousand dollars for the school to keep its extracurricular activities.



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