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Children's Books—Recommended

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Adoniram Judson: God's Man in Burma by Sharon Hambrick. Greenville, S.C.: Bob Jones University Press, ©2001. ISBN 1579246257. Ages 9-12. "This life story of Adoniram Judson follows him from childhood and youthful unbelief to trust in Jesus Christ and service on the mission field of Burma."

Billy Sunday: Home Run to Heaven by Robert A. Allen. Fenton, MI: Mott Media, ©1985. ISBN 0880621257. 5th grade. Biography of a professional baseball player who dedicated his life to Christ and became an evangelist of the early twentieth century.

Captive Treasure by Milly Howard. Greenville, S.C.: Bob Jones University Press, ©1988. ISBN 0890844402. Ages 9-12. Fiction. "This is a story of great courage and stirring adventure, of spiritual growth and personal relationships with God ... of a brave girl who learns to stand alone for God in difficult circumstances.

D. L. Moody: Bringing Souls to Christ by Janet & Geoff Benge. Seattle, WA: YWAM Publishing, ©2011. 191 pages. ISBN 978-1576585528. Age 10 and up.

David Livingstone: African Explorer by John Hudson Tiner. ©1997. ISBN 0880621648. Biography of an explorer, missionary, scientist and doctor. His exciting exploits in Africa tell a story of unsurpassed courage and determination.

Fanny Crosby: Queen of Gospel Songs by Rebecca Davis. Greenville, S.C.: Journey Forth, ©2003. ISBN 1579249701. Ages 9-12. Delightful Christian biography of the blind, gospel hymn writer, Fanny Crosby.

George Mueller: The Guardian of Bristol's Orphans by Janet & Geoff Benge. Seattle, WA: YWAM Publishing, ©1999. ISBN 1576581454. Age 10 and up.

George Washington Carver: Man's Slave Becomes God's Scientist by David Collins. Fenton, MI: Mott Media, ©1981. ISBN 091513490X. 6th grade. The story of one man's rise from slavery and the struggles and triumphs of his faith.

Ira Sankey: Singing the Gospel by Kelley S. Bruss. Greenville, SC: JourneyForth Book, ©2010. ISBN 9781606821077. Christian biography for young readers ages 9–12. Illustrated.

Isaac Newton: Inventor, Scientist, and Teacher by John Hudson Tiner. Fenton, MI: Mott Media, ©1976. ISBN 0915134950. 8th grade. Biography of the seventeenth-century English astronomer and mathematician who discovered the law of gravity.

Mary Slessor: Forward Into Calabar by Janet & Geoff Benge. Seattle, WA: YWAM Publishing, c1999. 205 pages.  ISBN: 1576581489. Age 10 and up.

Mary SlessorMary Slessor: Missionary Mother by Terri B. Kelly. Greenville, SC: JourneyForth, ©2014. ISBN 9781606826300. Ages 9-12.

These Are My People: A Biography of Gladys Aylward by Mildred T. Howard. Greenville, S.C.: Bob Jones University Press, ©1984. ISBN 0890842426. Ages 7-9.

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