The fourth volume of this popular series offers inspiring true stories from beloved Christian heroes such as C.S. Lewis, Ricky and Sherialyn Byrdsong, John and Betty Stam, and many more. Elementary-age children will learn valuable lessons of virtue through the...
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The fourth volume of this popular series offers inspiring true stories from beloved Christian heroes such as C.S. Lewis, Ricky and Sherialyn Byrdsong, John and Betty Stam, and many more. Elementary-age children will learn valuable lessons of virtue through the adventurous tales of each of the important historical figures' lives. Beautiful illustrations accompany the forty-five stories, making this a treasury loved by both parents and children.
Drawn from the lives of fifteen key Christian heroes, Hero Tales: Volume IV is a beautifully illustrated treasury of forty-five exciting and educational readings designed to help foster Christian character qualities in families with elementary-age children. This inspiring collection presents a short biography and three true stories for each hero, including: C. S. Lewis Joy Ridderhof Ricky and Sherialyn Byrdsong William J. Seymour John and Betty Stam William Wilberforce Whether read together at family devotions or alone, Hero Tales: Volume IV is an ideal way to introduce children ages six to twelve to historically important Christians while imparting valuable lessons.
Dave Jackson is coauthor, with his wife, Neta, of the award-winning Trailblazer Books and the Hero Tales series, as well as No Random Act, the story behind the 1999 murder of Coach Ricky Byrdsong. Dave holds a degree in journalism from Judson College and has a prolific writing career, including books on racial reconciliation and ministry to kids in gangs. Dave and Neta are members of Chicago Tabernacle, a multiracial congregation and daughter church of the Brooklyn Tabernacle. They live in Evanston, Illinois.
As a husband/wife writing team, Neta and Dave Jackson are the authors or co-authors of about 100 books. In addition to writing several books about Christian community, the Jacksons have co-authored numerous books with expert resource people on a variety of topics from racial reconciliation to medical ethics to ministry to kids in gangs. But over the years the Jacksons have especially enjoyed writing for children and young people. This includes their award-winning Trailblazer series, historical fiction about great Christian heroes and heroines for young people ages 8-12, and the four-volume Hero Tales: A Family Treasury of True Stories from the Lives of Great Christians Great Christians.- Publisher.