5 Terrific Things for Tuesday: Great Fiction Series for Your Kids
Here are 5 older lines of kids books from Moody Publishers, much loved to this day. We’re excited to introduce you to them! Also, don’t forget to sign up for our newsletter for your chance to win a book.
1. Patricia St. John Series
Patricia St. John was a nurse, missionary, and author from England, who lived in Tangier, Morocco, and traveled extensively throughout Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. Her books reflect these exotic settings, pairing up unique locations with compelling stories of the children that live there. The six books in the series—Star of Light, The Tanglewood’s Secret, The Secret at Pheasant Cottage, Rainbow Garden, Treasures of the Snow, and Where the River Begins—will draw you into these exciting lives.
2. Bonnets and Bugles, by Gilbert L. Morris
The Bonnets & Bugles Series tells the story of two close families as they find themselves on different sides of the Civil War after the fall of Fort Sumter in April 1861. Thirteen year old Leah becomes a helper in the Union army with her father, who hopes to distribute Bibles to the troops. Fourteen year old Jeff becomes a drummer boy in the Confederate Army and struggles with faith while experiencing personal hardship and tragedy.
3. The Viking Quest Series, by Lois Walfrid Johnson
The Viking Quest series begins with Raiders from the Sea, the story of Bree and her brother Devin after raiders capture them and take them from their home in Ireland. After the young Viking prince Mikkel sets Devin free on the Irish coast far from home, Bree and Devin embark on separate journeys to courage. Readers will be captivated by the unfolding drama as Bree sails to Norway on the Viking ship and Devin travels the dangerous road home. They both must trust their all-powerful God in the midst of difficult situations.
4. Daughters of the Faith Series, by Wendy Lawton
Wendy Lawton’s series tells the stories of young girls who made a difference while they were still young. These stories of faith portray the girls’ struggle to make God an active part of their lives. Stories include those of Phillis Wheatley, a slave with a natural gift for poetry, Harriet Tubman, trusting God as she leads others out of slavery, and Eliza Shirley, pioneer of the Salvation Army in the United States, plus eight more stories of faith.
5. The Sugar Creek Gang, by Paul Hutchens
The tales and travels of the Sugar Creek Gang have passed the test of time, delighting young readers for more than fifty years. Great mysteries for kids with a message, The Sugar Creek Gang series chronicles the faith-building adventures of a group of fun-loving, courageous Christian boys. Follow the legendary escapades of Bill Collins, Dragonfly, and the rest of the gang as they struggle with the application of their Christian faith to the adventure of life.
What is one children’s book series you can’t imagine any child growing up without?