The Lightkeepers Series
Light Keepers: Ten Boys and Girls Who Changed the World, 2 VolumesIrene HowatChristian Focus / Mass Paperback$9.99 Retail:
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Teach your children to "not despise the days of [their] youth" with these inspiring biographies. The courage and determination of Amy Carmichael, Eric Liddell, Nicky Cruz, Helen Keller, and others will have your 8- to 12-year-olds asking what they can do for God. Include things to think and pray about---and quizzes. 160 pages each, two softcovers from Christian Focus.
Light Keepers: Ten Boys and Girls Who Made a Difference, 2 VolumesIrene HowatChristian Focus / Mass Paperback$10.49 Retail:
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Encourage your kids to change the world by reading stories about William Tyndale, Susannah Wesley, and others. They'll realize that someday they could influence the lives around them! Softcovers.
Light Keepers: Ten Boys and Girls Who Used Their Talents, 2 VolumesIrene HowattChristian Focus / Trade Paperback$13.49 Retail:
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Light Keepers: Ten Boys and Girls Who Didn't Give In, 2 VolumesIrene HowatChristian Focus / Trade Paperback$9.99 Retail:
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Light Keepers: Ten Girls Who... 5-Volume Boxed SetIrene HowatChristian Focus / Trade Paperback$25.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 10 Reviews
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The inspiring Light Keepers books for girls are collected into one handsome boxed set. Children will see that some of the greatest people in Christian history were once kids just like them who grew up to influence the lives around them. When they read stories about great women of faith, they'll be encouraged to change the world! Includes the books: Ten Girls Who Changed the World, Ten Girls Who Used Their Talents, Ten Girls Who Made a Difference, Ten Girls Who Didn't Give in, and Ten Girls Who Made History. Recommended for ages 8 to 12.
The inspiring Light Keepers books for boys are collected into one handsome boxed set. Children will see that some of the greatest people in Christian history were once kids just like them who grew up to influence the lives around them. When they read stories about great men of faith, they'll be encouraged to change the world! Includes the books: Ten Boys Who Changed the World, Ten Boys Who Used Their Talents, Ten Boys Who Made a Difference, Ten Boys Who Didn't Give in, and Ten Boys Who Made History. Recommended for ages 8 to 12.
Would you like to make history? Would you like to change your world? These ten girls grew up and did just that! Find out how Mary Jane Kinnaird prayed and helped young women; Emma Dryer studied astronomy and became a Bible teacher; Florence Nightingale became a nurse and was useful to God; Lottie Moon thought missionaries were silly before becoming one herself; Ida Scudder changed her mind and then changed India; Henrietta Mears dreamed big and wrote books; Bessie Adams became a missionary in a horse-drawn caravan; Betty Green flew planes in WWII; Elisabeth Elliot's husband was killed but she forgave his murderers and Jeanette Li became a Christian, telling her fellow Chinese people about the one true God. Read this book and find out what God wants you to do!
What is so special about these girls and how did they change their world? Isobel Kuhn believed in God and then obeyed his call to travel to Asia to tell the Lisu people about God. Mary Slessor, put herself through evening classes and eventually became the first white woman to venture into the interior of Africa. Joni Eareckson struggled through her treatment and endless hospital visits to become the inspiration to many Christians. Corrie Ten Boom spent most of her life on the line to save the lives of many Jews in the hiding place, a hidden room behind her wardrobe in a little watch shop in Harlaam, Holland. Recommended for ages 8 to 12.
Read true-to-life stories of Susanna Wesley, Ann Judson, Edith Schaeffer, Ruth Bell Graham, and other women whose lives made an impact, because of their faithfulness to God. Each story is about ten pages, making this ideal for family read-alouds; short quiz questions are included at the end of the book. Young people 8-11 will be inspired by accounts of girls and women.
Harriet Beecher Stowe; Mildred Cable; Sarah Edwards; Annie Lawson; Carine Mackenzie; Katie Ann Mackinnon; Selina; Countess of Huntingdon; Helen Roseveare; Patricia St. John; and Mary Verghese. These ten girls grew up to become successful women. The two things they have in common is that they all put to good use the talents and gifts they had, and they all believed that God had given them to be used.
Helen used her skills as a doctor to bring the truth about Jesus to Africa. Carine helped start a publishing company. Annie used her technical skills to keep aircraft in the air. Harriet wrote a book that changed society. Sarah enabled her husband to change a nation. Selina's influence and intelligence helped the persecuted, and preserved the church. Mildred used her adventurous spirit to spread God's word. Katie Ann's compassion rescued babies. Patricia brought Christian fiction to the masses. Mary showed that disability was no barrier to caring for others. What can you do for God? Recommended for ages 8 to 12.
Blandina; Perpetua; Lady Jane Grey; Anne Askew; Lysken Dirks; Marion Harvey; Margaret Wilson; Judith Weinberg; Betty Stam; Esther John
These ten girls grew up to become women who didn't give in. Living as a Christian for them was difficult. They chose to do the right thing instead of the easy thing. Would you give in or would you resist?
In a world where we give in too easily - be inspired by those who didn't! Recommended for ages 8 to 11.
J S Bach; Paul Brand; John Bunyan; James Clerk Maxwell; Wilfred Grenfell; C.S. Lewis; Samuel Morse; Ghillean Prance; C.T. Studd; George Washington. These ten boys grew up to become successful men. The two things they have in common are that they all put to good use the talents and gifts they had, and they all believed that God had given them to be used.
Paul Brand took medicine into new lands to bring hope to the sick. Ghillean Prance's love of the world around him led to Kew Gardens, still a centre of excellence in studying God's creation. C S Lewis opened the door into Narnia and opened the hearts of many to new faith. C T Studd excelled on the cricket and the mission fields. Wilfred Grenfell was an energetic explorer of the Arctic. J S Bach's music still inspires millions, as Christ inspired him. James Clerk Maxwel's faith in God's ordering of the universe led to key discoveries in science. Samuel Morse patented many inventions one of which has saved many lives. George Washington governed a country as he followed the Lord. John Bunyan was imprisoned to shut him up yet wrote a classic book that still speaks today. What can you do for God? Recommended for ages 8 to 12.
George Muller was a thief when he was younger and spent time in jail for his crimes. Brother Andrew grew up in Holland at the time of the second World War and played tricks on German soldiers. Nicky Cruz grew up in a family where spirit worship was a regular occurance. He became a very angry young man, out to cause trouble. John Newton was captured at a very young age and forced to join Her Majesty's Navy, leaving his friends and family behind. What happened to these young boys and how did God turn things around to make them into men who changed their world? Read how George Muller was finally trusted with millions of pounds. Discover how Brother Andrew grew up to be a smuggler of Bibles. Read how Nicky Cruz was rescued from self destruction and eventually went on to begin one of the largest youth organisations reaching out to hurt and confused young people throughout the world. Recommended for ages 8 to 12.
Polycarp; Alban; Sir John Oldcastle; Thomas Cranmer; George Wishart; James Chalmers; Dietrich Bonhoeffer; Nate Saint; Ivan Moiseyev; Graham Staines.
These ten boys grew up to become men who didn't give in. Living as a Christian for them was difficult but they chose to do the right thing instead of the easy thing. Would you give in or would you resist?
Polycarp was a slave but gave up freedom for Christ. Alban was in danger but did not bow to false gods. John Oldcastle's home was a hideout, but he would not hide his faith. Cranmer was afraid of death but showed courage. George Wishart was in prison but preached Jesus. James Chalmers brought the bible to cannibals despite the danger. Dietrich Bonhoffer feared death but would not be silent. Nate Saint flew into danger but knew it was worth it. Ivan Moiseyev obeyed the army but put God first. Graham Staines helped the sick, but died because he loved Jesus.
In a world where we give in too easily, be inspired by those who didn't! Recommended for ages 8 to 11.
Ten Boys Who Made History tells the short but inspiring biographies of Martyn Lloyd Jones, A.W. Tozer John Owen, Samuel Rutherford, D.L Moody and others. With childhood tales intertwined with the works their lives would eventually become synonymous with, these tales are perfect for story-time or independent readers. Each synopsis includes "fact file", "Keynote" "think" and "prayer" sections.
Would you like to make a difference? These ten boys grew up to do just that--but first they had to change the church. How did God change them? Augustine discovered the love of God and changed the way we think; John Knox focused on God's word and told his country the truth; Martin Luther rediscovered God's truth and gave it to ordinary people; John Calvin realized that salvation was a gift from God and not a reward for what he did; William Tyndale longed to print the Bible in a language that everyone would understand; Hugh Latimer urged people to read the Bible for themselves and made enemies as a result; Jan Hus taught that God is in charge of the church and the world; Ulrich Zwingli challenged people to obey God's word in every area of their lives; Thomas Chalmers called the church to show Christ's compassions to the poor; and Lord Shaftesbury pushed the church into making Christ's love a living reality for everyone. These true-to-life stories of "ordinary" boys and men tell how their lives made an impact because of their faithfulness to God. Each story is about ten pages, making this ideal for family read-alouds; short quiz questions are included at the end of the book. Read this book to find out what God wants you to do! Recommended for ages 8 to 11.