Trailblazers (5 in 1) (Trailblazer Series)
Faith and History Come to LifeThroughout history, steadfast Christians have paved the way for dramatic changes in the world. The Christian heroes from the TRAILBLAZER BOOKS had the courage and strength to stand up for the God they believe in....
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Faith and History Come to LifeThroughout history, steadfast Christians have paved the way for dramatic changes in the world. The Christian heroes from the TRAILBLAZER BOOKS had the courage and strength to stand up for the God they believe in. Their amazing stories of hope and adventure, described through the eyes of young fictional characters, are timeless lessons for young and old.Escape From the Slave TradersBritish missionary David Livingstone is doing everything he can to stop slavery in southeastern Africa, but how can he help the two young boys Wikatani and Chuma, who are forced on a torturous march through the jungles of Africa?Traitor in the TowerWhen twelve-year-old Richard Winslow's father is imprisoned in London, Richard stays nearby in case his father needs him. As Richard quickly befriends another prisoner, the famous preacher John Bunyan, he wants to help him, but Richard is afraid of what might happen to himself--and his father--if he does.Risking the Forbidden GameJamal and Hameem have fun stealing items from the "enemy"--the infidel French soldiers trying to claim Morocco. But when Jamal steals pictures from the Christian missionary Maude Cary, he is torn between his own Muslim way and the missionary's stories about Jesus.Trial by PoisonThe people of the Ekenge village are frightened and angry when white men threaten harm to them, and the villagers are no longer sure they can trust the missionary Mary Slessor, who has brought them nothing but peace and the teachings of God's love.Ambushed in the Jaguar SwampMissionary Barbrooke Grubb is well-liked within the Lengua tribe, and young boys Kyemap and Poit offer to help Grubb reach other Paraguayan tribes. But actions by the overconfident Poit anger Kyemap, forcing Kyemap to betray his friend and seek the Truth.
popular with parents, teachers, and homeschoolers, these five-in-one volumes introduce readers to real Christian heroes from history. The fourth Trailblazers collection features central-Africa explorer David Livingstone and also includes author John Bunyan; missionary Maude Cary; missionary Marry Slessor; and the "Livingstone of South America," Barbrook Grubb.
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.