"Spending the summer at their uncle's farm off the west coast of Denmark promises Peter and Elise Andersen freedom from the constant German patrols and bomb sirens that plague their home town. But on their first night at the sheep farm, a British bomber is seen lighting up the night sky- its engines in flames! "The plane … Continue reading Beyond the River, by Robert Elmer
"Florence went against the wishes of her wealthy parents and defied social custom when she took up a career that no respectable woman of that day would even consider. She became a nurse. History knows her now as "The Lady with the Lamp." Night after night she walked among the cots of wounded soldiers, carrying … Continue reading Florence Nightingale: God’s Servant at the Battlefield
Experience thrilling adventure as the Christian missionaries on these pages meet witch doctors, disease, drought, hate-filled guerillas, a Bible thief and killer cats! Best of all, each one of these stories is based on an actual happening from the lives of real people. Follow these missionaries as they respond to God's call. Some of them … Continue reading Missionary Stories with the Millers, by Mildred A. Martin
Reviewed by April Nelson Rachelle Rea Cobb accurately combines history with romance in her novel, The Sound of Diamonds, in which she presents an exciting plot that shows the importance of truth and motive. This story takes place shortly after the Protestant Reformation and begins with Gwyneth, one of two main characters, being rescued from … Continue reading The Sound of Diamonds by Rachelle Rea Cobb
"In this classic frontier adventure, Lois Lenski reconstructs the real life story of Mary Jemison, who was captured in a raid as young girl and raised amongst the Seneca Indians. Meticulously researched and illustrated with many detailed drawings, this novel offers an exceptionally vivid and personal portrait of Native American life and customs." Title: … Continue reading Indian Captive, by Lois Lenski
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Alone yet not all alone: these words were of great comfort to Barbara Leininger during her days of captivity. Read the post to learn more!