As a boy, young Jim Elliot (1927-1956) dreamed of bringing God's light to exciting and faraway lands. When he grew up, Jim bravely faced both the wonders and the dangers of the South American jungle to share God's love with the feared and isolated Auca people. His martyrdom at their hands ignited a flame for missions that spread to Christians everywhere.
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.