Synopsis
Who left the baby at the Rock of Ages Baptist Church?

Randall Mackey has a secret. He knows who left the baby on the steps of the Rock of Ages Baptist Church. But he can't tell anyone, not even his best friend, Jaybird. And he certainly can't let Jaybird's little sister, Althea, find out because she'd be sure to shout it from the rooftops. Randall can't tell because Queenie Avery was also there, and he wants to protect her. Poor old Queenie seems to be getting more and more forgetful these days.

And now that she's begun to wander, folks in town want to send her away, which would break Mr. Avery's heart. While Randall's busy worrying about doing the right thing, everyone in town is discussing who should take care of baby Moses, and it isn't long before a feud breaks out. Randall has to come up with a plan that won't hurt those he most wants to help. And he's got to do it quickly before the situation gets completely out of control.

Awards & Distinctions
Parents Choice Award Winner 2004
Bank Street College Best Books of the Year 2004

State Award
Kentucky Bluegrass Award Nominee 2006

Taking Care of Moses
FS&G, 2004
Frances Foster Books
Jacket art:
Tom Yezerski
ISBN 978-0-374-38038-0
Ages 8-12
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