Juliana von Stolberg (1506 - 1580) the Queen Mother of the Netherlands, is cherished by the Dutch people as a wise and gifted healer. Juliana gains an able apprentice when her granddaughter Maria comes to live with her. Will Maria learn to trust her fears to God while her father, the courageous William of Orange, fights to free Holland from Spanish rule? Will one woman's belief save the Netherlands and change the world? The Chosen Daughters Series highlights the lives of ordinary women who by God's grace accomplish extraordinary things. Recommended for ages 8 to 12.
Juliana Von Stolberg is an herbalist and the mother of William of Orange. Her granddaughter, Maria, tells the story of this remarkable woman who believes people should not be martyred for their beliefs.
Ethel Herr was a writer, teacher, historian, and author of the Reformation fiction books known as the Seeker Series. She was an active member of the Institute for Historical Studies and taught seminars on writing and research.
How is is possible that two women from the past can find such a tender place in your heart? You will be glad you met Julianna and Maria through the pages of this beautifully researched and lovingly told tale.
Our daughters today need to know Gods unique purpose for them, and that girls and women can do great things for God!
Ethel Herr creates a world I want to visit . . . and to know these people really existed makes all their lives all the more fascinating.