Gladys Aylward (1902-1970) had trusted God when she traveled all alone from England to the far-off land of China. That same trust enabled her to lead nearly one hundred Chinese orphans on another daring journey, looking for safe homes away from the war in their village. The journey was hard, but God helped Gladys and the children every step of the way.
Children, parents, and teachers love the adventurous Christian Heroes Then & Now biographies and unit study curriculum guides. Now Heroes for Young Readers introduces younger children to the lives of Christian heroes!
Whether reading for themselves or being read to, children love the captivating rhyming poems and unforgettable color illustrations of the Heroes for Young Readers series.
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The product is great and I love the book. My daughter can stop reading this amazing woman of God. She is a great example of Love for God.
As soon as this book arrived, my kids were eager to open it up, so I sat down on the couch and read it to them. They sat and listened to the whole book. I cried at the end. Afterwards, I opened up the activity guide Heroes for Young Readers: Activity Guide for Books 1-4 (Heroes for Young Readers - Activity Guide) and we did the character activity for Gladys Aylward. We started by laying down on the ground. I read the script and we acted it out as I read. My children loved it. I looked through the Activity Guide and I was surprised and pleased. With one activity, I had concerns with the beginning but as I read on, I began to understand it and I liked the lesson the activity taught. I highly recommend getting the activity guide to go with this book. It brings it even more to life. I enjoyed the pictures and story. It is told in rhyme and was easily understood by...
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