~ It's never too early to introduce the next generation to some of the heroes of faith. In this book children will meet 52 christian men and women (one for each week of the year) from all walks of life who wanted to live for their friend Jesus. There are missionaries, martyrs, writers, reformers, politicians and poets. Their stories are exciting and inspiring and will show children that any of Jesus friends can do remarkable things for him - even them!
The book covers the following people: Brother Andrew; Augustine; Gladys Aylward; Johann Sebastian Bach; Thomas Barnardo; Corrie ten Boom; William and Catherine Booth; Anne Bradstreet; John Bunyan; John Calvin; William Carey; Amy Carmichael; George Washington Carver; John Chrysostom; Fanny Crosby; Joni Eareckson Tada; Edward VI; Jim and Elisabeth Elliott; Billy Graham; Argula von Grumbach; Mary Jones; Adoniram Judson; John Knox; C. S. Lewis; Eric Liddell; Katie Luther; Martin Luther; Dwight L. Moody; Hannah More; George Mueller; John Newton; Florence Nightingale; Rosa Parks; Patrick; Robert Raikes; Rembrandt; Selina, Countess of Huntingdon; Lord Shaftesbury; Mary Slessor; Charles Spurgeon; C. T. Studd; Hudson Taylor; Lilias Trotter; William Tyndale; Charles Wesley; John Wesley; Susanna Wesley; George Whitefield; William Wilberforce; Richard Wurmbrand; John Wycliffe; Katharina Zell.