WorldCat Identities

Jackson, Dave 1944-

Overview
Works: 38 works in 117 publications in 4 languages and 7,865 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Christian fiction  Romance fiction  Biography  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3560.A2415, FIC
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works by Dave Jackson
Grounded by Neta Jackson( Book )

7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a beloved contemporary Christian recording artist finds herself unable to continue her current tour schedule, she returns home to Chicago, where she faces new questions about her future and her faith
Derailed by Neta Jackson( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Forced to give up his hard-earned retirement, Harry Bentley goes back to work as a detective, receiving a bizarre undercover assignment that sends him across the country by train. Things suddenly go awry when it appears one of his new neighbors may be part of a smuggling ring and suspicion rises about his own son's involvement in a major drug cartel"--Page 4 of cover
Hero tales by Dave Jackson( Book )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents biographies of missionaries, evangelists, and other Christian heroes who worked courageously to share the Gospel with others
The Queen's smuggler by Dave Jackson( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in German and English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Spy for the night riders by Dave Jackson( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and German and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After coming to Wittenberg to seek an education, Karl Schumacher becomes a student of Dr. Martin Luther and, when the latter is declared a heretic, Karl accompanies him when he travels to Worms to defend his views
Escape from the slave traders by Dave Jackson( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and German and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1860s two African boys are taken captive and mistakenly left in the care of David Livingstone, whom they accompany on his quest to find a way to stop the slave trade and to open the interior of Africa to missionaries
The hidden jewel by Dave Jackson( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and German and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While traveling in the south of India, fourteen-year-old John and his mother encounter the Irish missionary Amy Carmichael and find themselves drawn into helping the work of the Dohnavur Fellowship
Listen for the whippoorwill by Dave Jackson( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young slave girl on a Maryland plantation is led to freedom by Harriet tubman
Harry Bentley's second chance : a yada yada brothers novel by Dave Jackson( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retired Chicago cop Harry Bentley was lying low after blowing the whistle on a gang of rogue cops and was awaiting the day when Internal Affairs would call him to testify. His cover was working as a doorman in a Chicago lakefront luxury highrise. Through penthouse resident Gabby Fairbanks, Harry meets the Yada Yada brothers and a new circle of friends to replace his old police cohorts. When Harry discovers he has a grandson he didn't know about, will he find the faith to take on the boy as a "second chance" to be the father he'd failed to be to his own son--even when the boy creates new dangers in Harry's fight against corruption, and may derail his "second chance" at love?
The chimney sweep's ransom by Dave Jackson( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While searching for his younger brother who has been "sold" to be trained as a chimney sweep in eighteenth-century London, thirteen-year-old Ned meets the itinerant preacher John Wesley whose message changes the lives of his entire family
The bandit of Ashley Downs by Dave Jackson( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and German and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With God's love, Curly, a young nineteenth-century English boy convicted of armed robbery, reforms his ways after being sent to one of George Müller's orphan homes
Imprisoned in the Golden City by Dave Jackson( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the Burmese War begins in the 1820s, missionaries Adoniram and Ann Judson, the adoptive parents of May-lo and Len-lay, are accused of espionage
Shanghaied to China by Dave Jackson( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and German and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he is taken aboard a ship bound for China, twelve-year-old Neil Thompson is befriended by Hudson Taylor and shares adventures with him during the voyage and in China, where Taylor sets up a mission
The betrayer's fortune by Dave Jackson( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in German and English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Antwerp, Belgium, in 1543, after his mother is arrested as a heretic, fifteen-year-old Adriaen Wens flees with the Anabaptist preacher Menno Simons and must decide whether to turn Simons in to save his mother from death
Trial-by-poison by Dave Jackson( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and German and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1888, change arrives in a small village in Calabar, Nigeria in the form of a courageous missionary named Mary
Traitor in the tower by Dave Jackson( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and German and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1660, after his father is imprisoned in the Tower of London, Richard Winslow goes to stay with his uncle who is in charge of the Bedford jail and there meets and is helped by the Puritan preacher John Bunyan, author of Pilgrim's Progress
Harry Bentley's second sight : a Yada Yada brothers novel by Dave Jackson( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retired Chicago cop Harry Bentley was doing just fine. He had custody of his grandson, DaShawn, giving him a second chance at being a good parent. He was enjoying a second romance with the enchanting Estelle Williams. He had finally connected with God, thanks to the Yada Yada brothers. And he was even enjoying SouledOut Community Church and helping at Manna House shelter for women. Then a blind spot developed in the center of his vision
Penny wise by Neta Jackson( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Introduces us to yet another family in "the neighborhood"--The Jaspers, busy with demanding jobs, busy with church, busy volunteering, parents of three active teenagers, juggling sometimes crazy schedules. All good things. Until all those "good things" fed into a series of crises that affects the whole family. Something's gotta change"!--Cover page [4]
Lucy come home by Dave Jackson( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lucy Tucker, the crotchety old bag lady from the popular Yada Yada House of Hope series, is a veteran of the Chicago streets and not about to give up her independence, even as she approaches her 80th birthday. Until, that is, a young displaced woman with her gentle ageing mother and a dog named Dandy seem to need her--unsettling the secretive Lucy, who doesn't let anyone get too close. But just when it seems her past is catching up with her to bring her in out of the cold, Lucy disappears again"--Back cover
The warrior's challenge by Dave Jackson( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and Russian and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1772 as his group of Christian Indians is being led to a new home in Ohio by Moravian missionary David Zeisberger, fourteen-year-old Joseph Shabosh is torn between the minister's teachings and the tempting by a Mohegan brave to follow more traditional Indian ways
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.12 (from 0.10 for The Queen' ... to 0.17 for Derailed / ...)

The Queen's smuggler
Alternative Names
Jackson, David J., 1944-

Languages
Covers
The Queen's smugglerSpy for the night ridersThe hidden jewelListen for the whippoorwillHarry Bentley's second chance : a yada yada brothers novelThe chimney sweep's ransomThe bandit of Ashley DownsImprisoned in the Golden City