Adventures in Odyssey: Strange Journey Back (4 Books in 1)Paul McCusker
Mark Prescott's not your typical 10-year-old kid. He has a best friend who's a girl, a mind that has to have answers, and a need to have things the way they used to be. Before it's all over, he learns priceless lessons about friendship, living with change, and the gift of fo... Read More
- Store Only: Yes
- Product type: Book
- Format: Softcover - 4 Book Set
- Release Date: Mar 1, 2006
- UPC: 9781589973251
- Height: 0.82
- Width: 6.62
- Length: 8.92
- Volumes/Discs: 1
- Pages: 273
- Publish Date: Mar 1, 2006
- Language: English
- Audience Age Maximum: 12
- Audience Age Minimum: 8
- BISAC: "JUV033010"
- ISBN: 1589973259
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- Not very God-focused by Sofia Marie of Teens Live for Jesus on 12/20/2016
1. "Strange Journey Back"
Mark Prescott wishes he didn’t have to move from Washington, D.C. to a small little town called Odyssey. But even more he wishes that his dad was still in the family. So when he hears about a time-machine, Mark decides that is the answer. If he could just go back and change it all…
This is the first in the Adventure in Odyssey series about Mark. "Strange Journey Back" teaches lessons, about change, friendship, and more.
2. "High Flyer with a Flat Tire"
After a fight with the local bully, Mark Prescott is accused of slashing the tire of the boy’s new bike. Mark is determined to find out who the culprit really is. He goes out with his friend, Patti Eldridge, in a search for clues. But will they go on even if it means that another friend might be the one?
Book 2 in the Adventure in Odyssey series about Mark, "High Flyer with a Flat Tire" teaches life lessons about friendship, loyalty and bullying.
3. "The Secret Cave of Robinwood"
Mark Prescott is having a fun summer with his friend Patti Eldridge. But when he’s offered to join the “Israelite” gang that’s known for its good deeds he dives for it. Patti is sure the whole idea will completely wreck their friendship. As Mark yearns for the membership more and more he considers letting the boys in on a secret Patti has told him. But is it worth it?
This is the third book in the Adventure in Odyssey series about Mark. "The Secret Cave of Robinwood" teaches lessons about keeping promises and forgiving.
4. "Behind the Locked Door"
Since Mark Prescott’s mom and dad split up, life has been pretty hard. Now they are trying to get back together but some problems always arise. As his mom flies for another counseling trip, Mark gets to stay with John Whittacker, aka Whit, the amazing inventor in Odyssey. Mark soon learns that there is a mystery behind the looked attic doors of Whit’s home. His imagination gone wild from the books he had been reading Mark makes up all kinds of possibilities. But will that imagination ruin their friendship?
Adventure in Odyssey series book 4, "Behind the Locked Door" teaches about setting your minds on good things and not letting your imagination run away.
These books do more in teaching morals than talking about God.