Item description for Hero Tales vol.2 (Hero Tales #2) by Neta Jackson Dave Jackson...
Overview Presents biographies of missionaries, evangelists, and other Christian heroes who worked courageously to share the Gospel with others.
Publishers Description These inspiring true tales and beautiful illustrations make up two powerful treasuries, each featuring forty-five stories from influential Christian heroes' lives. Excitement and adventure allow elementary-age children to learn valuable lessons of virtue through the lives of important historical figures. Loved by parents and children alike, Dave and Neta Jackson's newly repackaged collections include the lives of heroic Christians such as Florence Nightingale, Corrie ten Boom, Billy Graham, Mother Teresa, and many more.
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Studio: Bethany House
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.97" Width: 7.45" Height: 0.55" Weight: 0.8 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 2005
Publisher BETHANY HOUSE PUBLISHERS #7
Series Hero Tales
Series Number 2
ISBN 0764200798 ISBN13 9780764200793
Availability 0 units.
More About Neta Jackson Dave Jackson
Dave and Neta Jackson are an award-winning husband-and-wife writing team, the authors or coauthors of more than a hundred books. They are most well-known for Trailblazers, a forty-book series of historical fiction about great Christian heroes for young readers (with sales topping 1.7 million), and Neta's popular Yada Yada Prayer Group novels for women. The Jacksons make their home in the Chicago metropolitan area, where they are active in cross-cultural ministry and enjoy their grandchildren.
Dave Jackson currently resides in the state of Illinois. Dave Jackson was born in 1970.
Reviews - What do customers think about Hero Tales vol.2?
Excellent Resource on Christians Who Made a Difference Nov 11, 2006
This book is an excellent resource on the following Christian Heroes, most who are/were missionaries:
Mary McLeod Bethune William Bradford Brother Andrew George Washington Carver Jonathan & Rosalind Goforth Billy Graham Betty Greene Clarence Jones Gordon McLean Lottie Moon Luis Palau St. Patrick Rochunga Pudaite Mother Teresa Charles Tindley
The book's format covers a 2 page biography on the hero, then follows up with separate chapters on character qualities specific to the individual (i.e. George Washington Carver's biography is followed by chapters on perseverance, resourcefulness, and service). An added bonus is that there is a list of all the character qualities in the back of the book. So if you're looking for examples of a specific character quality the list is a wonderful resource.
I found this book very interesting, especially since I have never heard of the majority of these people. The age level for those who would be interested would probably be 3rd grade and higher. There are no pictures, other than drawings of the person at the beginning of the biography, so it could be quite boring for preschoolers and early elementary grades.