Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Brave Boys of Derry or No Surrender!, W.S. Martin

Whether you are looking for a good supplement to your history class or a good piece of classic literature to appeal to your young boy this is the book! It is a true historical narrative of courage and faith - of battles and standing firm. "No Surrender!" was the cry of thirteen young boys who refused to give up the city - they became champions of God when the leaders would not.

This book is written in such easy language that even an older elementary age student would enjoy it very much. History comes alive and leaps off the pages. Before a student realizes what has happened they have soaked in the historical events of 1689 and become familiar with King James II and other nobles. They will learn that God reigns supreme in all affairs.

After reading this for myself in one setting - I am currently reading it to my children (ages 7 and 9). They find it as exciting as any book they have read. How could facts of history be so much fun to learn about? I think that is always the way it is when things become personal and are made real to the student. Children see that age does not matter - the heart surrendered to God does, and ALL things are possible under His protection and will.

Thank you Nordskog Publishing for this review copy.

For other publication by this publisher or to order this book on-line visit them at wwww.NordskogPublishing.com

No comments:

Post a Comment