From the Back Cover
Faith and History Come to Life
Throughout history, steadfast Christians have paved the way for dramatic changes in the world. The Christian heroes from the TRAILBLAZER BOOKS had the courage and strength to stand up for the God they believe in. Their amazing stories of hope and adventure, described through the eyes of young fictional characters, are timeless lessons for young and old.
The Queen's Smuggler
When William Tyndale is imprisoned for illegally translating Scripture into English, Sarah Poyntz believes that the king might spare Tyndale's life if only she can get Queen Anne to read a copy of Tyndale's translated New Testament.
Caught in the Rebel Camp
Danny Sims wants nothing more than to fight with the Union soldiers in the Fifty-Fourth infantry, but he thinks his lame foot will keep him out of the action--until he is befriended by antislavery advocate Frederick Douglass.
Mask of the Wolf Boy
An accident leaves Chou Fu-lin disfigured and alone, but friendship from missionaries Jonathan and Rosalind Goforth leads Fu-lin to invite Jesus into his life. His faith is tested, however, when violence breaks out against Christians, and Fu-lin wonders if he should run from his newfound faith to save his life.
Flight of the Fugitives
Mei-en, a young Chinese orphan, is terrified to be sold to a foreign lady, but the compassionate missionary Gladys Aylward proves to be a friend and rescuer for Mei-en and hundreds more orphans.
The Fate of the Yellow Woodbee
When Niwa is outlawed by his own family for angering another Ecuadorian tribe, he finds hope in missionary Nate Saint, who Niwa knows is there to help make peace among the tribes.
About the Author
Dave and Neta Jackson are an award-winning husband-and-wife writing team, the authors or coauthors of more than a hundred books. They are most well-known for Trailblazers, a forty-book series of historical fiction about great Christian heroes for young readers (with sales topping 1.7 million), and Neta's popular Yada Yada Prayer Group novels for women. The Jacksons make their home in the Chicago metropolitan area, where they are active in cross-cultural ministry and enjoy their grandchildren.