While working in a cotton mill in Scotland, Mary Slessor (1848-1915) longed to be a missionary. When God answered her prayers by calling her to the unreached, often dangerous, tribes of Africa's Calabar region, Mary's faith, courage, steadfastness, and pioneering spirit were a brilliant example of the life and freedom found in Jesus.
The Heroes for Young Readers series introduces younger children to the lives of Christian heroes. Perfect for read-alouds or early independent readers, children will love the captivating rhyming poems and color illustrations. Recommended for ages 5 to 10.