The Boy Who Never Lost A Chance, by Annette Lyster
Review by Matthew Harper
Publish date: First 2004, (Lamplighter pub.), original 1880
Age Range: 9+
Time Period: England, 18th century
Can be read as a read-aloud
Roger Read is a homeless boy who needs money, but he is getting that money at other people’s expense. He is doing things for money when he should have offered to do it for free. Then, when he goes to a Sunday School for boys, his life changes. Roger finally learns to give to others as Jesus did on the cross.
In a nutshell:A very good book, this is for the entrepreneur in your family. Read it!