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In this moment

Author: Karen Kingsbury
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Wheeler Publishing, 2018. ©2017.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : English : Large print editionView all editions and formats
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Hamilton High Principal Wendell Quinn is tired of the violence, drug abuse, teen pregnancies, and low expectations at his Indianapolis school. A single father of four, Quinn is a Christian and a family man. He wants to see change in his community, so he starts a voluntary after-school Bible Study and prayer program. He knows he is risking his job by leading the program, but the high turnout at every meeting  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Religious fiction
Christian fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Kingsbury
OCLC Number: 1102057858
Description: 473 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Karen Kingsbury.

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Hamilton High Principal Wendell Quinn is tired of the violence, drug abuse, teen pregnancies, and low expectations at his Indianapolis school. A single father of four, Quinn is a Christian and a family man. He wants to see change in his community, so he starts a voluntary after-school Bible Study and prayer program. He knows he is risking his job by leading the program, but the high turnout at every meeting encourages him. A year later, violence and gang activity are down, test scores are up, and drug use and teen pregnancy have plummeted. The program is clearly working, until one parent calls the press. Now Quinn faces a lawsuit that could ruin everything. With a storm of national attention and criticism, Quinn is at a crossroads, he must choose whether to cave in and shut down the program or stand up for himself and his students. The battle comes with a high cost, and Quinn wants just one attorney on his side for this fight: Luke Baxter.

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