Drawn from the lives of key Christians from the past and present, Heroes in Black History is an inspiring collection of forty-two exciting and educational readings that highlight African-American Christians through a short biography and three true stories for each hero. Whether read together at family devotions or alone, Heroes in Black History is an ideal way to acquaint children ages six to twelve with historically important Christians while imparting valuable lessons. Featured heroes include Harriet Tubman, George Washington Carver, William Seymour, Thomas A. Dorsey, Mary McLeod Bethune, Martin Luther King Jr., and many more. Includes brand-new material as well as content from previous Hero Tales editions.
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 the 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.