WorldCat Identities

Jackson, Dave 1944-

Overview
Works: 129 works in 330 publications in 3 languages and 16,277 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Christian fiction  Biography  Romance fiction  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3560.A2415, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Dave Jackson
The Gift of presence : stories that celebrate nurses serving in the name of Christ by Dave Jackson( )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 1,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Derailed by Neta Jackson( Book )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 890 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
Grounded by Neta Jackson( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 656 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
Hero tales by Dave Jackson( Book )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents biographies of missionaries, evangelists, and other Christian heroes who worked courageously to share the Gospel with others
Kidnapped by river rats by Dave Jackson( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and German and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The Queen's smuggler by Dave Jackson( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and German and held by 348 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 )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and German and held by 341 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 )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 322 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 316 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 )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 315 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 )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 303 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 )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and German and held by 300 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 292 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
The drummer boy's battle by Dave Jackson( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and German and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1854, after being wounded while serving as a drummer in the British army in the Crimean War, twelve-year-old Robbie Robinson is cared for by Florence Nightingale and becomes involved in her efforts to improve the medical care of the sick and wounded soldiers
Imprisoned in the Golden City by Dave Jackson( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 289 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
The betrayer's fortune by Dave Jackson( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 287 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
Shanghaied to China by Dave Jackson( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 282 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
Attack in the rye grass by Dave Jackson( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1843, twelve-year-old Perrin joins his aunt and uncle, well-known missionaries Dr. Marcus and Narcissa Whitman, in the Oregon Territory where they live with the Nez Perce and Cayuse Indians
Danger on the flying trapeze by Dave Jackson( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and German and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he and his mother join the Fourpaugh Circus in 1893, fourteen-year-old Casey Watkins is certain that their lives will change for the better, but the real change comes when they meet the charismatic evangelist D.L. Moody
The thieves of Tyburn Square by Dave Jackson( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1817 a teenage brother and sister are relieved from the abuses of Newgate Prison in London by the prison reform efforts of Quaker minister Elizabeth Fry
 
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Hero talesKidnapped by river ratsThe Queen's smugglerSpy for the night ridersThe hidden jewelListen for the whippoorwillHarry Bentley's second chance : a yada yada brothers novelThe chimney sweep's ransom
Alternative Names
Jackson, David J., 1944-

ジャクソン, デイブ

Languages
English (91)

German (10)

Czech (3)