Item description for Chronicles Of Faith - Ruth (CHRONICLES OF FAITH) by Kjersti Hoff Baez & Al Bohl...
Overview Ruth - A story of great faithfulness in the midst of hardship. Lonely and sad, she was forced to move from her home. A foreigner in a new country, people thought of her as an enemy. When Ruth arrives in Bethlehem, she's starting a new life. Her husband and father-in-law are both dead, and Ruth and her mother-in-law face overwhelming poverty--until they meet a man named Boaz. See for yourself how God uses Ruth's loyal spirit to bring about a plan that will change the world! Today's kids need wholesome entertainment! The Chronicles of Faith series provides just that. Written especially for 8-12 year olds, these books feature exciting stories with action-packed illustrations on every other page. They're an excellent resource for Sunday School classes, Christian and Home Schools, long rainy days, or extended car rides. The Chronicles of Faith series offers entertainment, education, and edification for younger readers.
The story of Ruth is the story of great faithfulness in the midst of hardship. Your kids will be entertained and inspired by this powerful Bible figure. This story is written especially for eight to twelve year olds and features action-packed illustrations on every other page. It makes an excellent resource for Sunday school classes, Christian and home schools, long rainy days, or extended car rides. The Chronicles of Faith series is the wholesome entertainment kids need. Your kids will love all six stories about the lives of key Bible characters like Jesus, Joseph, and Elijah.
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Studio: Barbour Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.53" Width: 5.42" Height: 0.59" Weight: 0.41 lbs.
Release Date Aug 31, 2007
Publisher Barbour Books
Grade Level Multiple Grades
Series Chronicles Of Faith
ISBN 1597899283 ISBN13 9781597899284
Reviews - What do customers think about Chronicles Of Faith - Ruth (CHRONICLES OF FAITH)?
very easy to read Mar 14, 2008
Reviewed by Brianne Plach (age 10) for Reader Views (3/08)
Perhaps you have heard of Ruth; she is one of the most famous women in the Bible. But you're a kid and want to read the story in a way you understand. "Chronicles of Faith" take historical figures and tell their story in a kid-friendly way. The books read like novels, but are very easy to read. This series has been created for kids ages 8-12. With larger print words and illustrated with many pictures, the stories read easily.
The story opens with Ruth holding a baby. She had lost her husband and wondered how she would go on. Her former mother-in-law Naomi and sister-in-law Orpah are by her side. Naomi tries to encourage the two widows to return to their homeland and families. She feels that the young women would be better off without her and perhaps will each find other husbands. Orpah listens while Ruth clings to Naomi's side.
With God's guidance, Naomi and Ruth travel to Naomi's homeland. Naomi encourages Ruth to glean in the fields not knowing the fields are owned by a relative who can redeem the land and Ruth could still have the family and prosperity that she desires.
If you wish you could understand more of just what happened in the story of Ruth, you need to pick up this book, "Ruth (Chronicles of Faith)." Based on Biblical facts, you are sure to learn some things that you may have missed in Sunday School or Bible Class. It's amazing how perseverance and God's guiding hand can change the course of what looks like certain disaster