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Book Cover: Korean Resource2012: 따라 따라 예수 따라가네

애니 베어드 지음
1907년 개척 선교사로 조선에 파송되었던 윌리엄 베어드와 애니 베어드 부부가 조선에서 직접 보고, 듣고, 느낀 경험을 편집하고 정리하여 엮어 낸 소설. 가난한 살림 때문에 돈에 팔려 12살에 혼인한 후의 시집살이와 남편과의 사별, 그리고 다른 남자에게 다시 한번 돈에 팔려가는 ‘보배’라는 여자 주인공의 기구한 인생을 통해 20세기 초 개화기의 조선 여성의 삶, 그리고 기독교 신앙을 만난 후의 주인공 보배를 통해 척박하기만 했던 당시의 역사와 여성 기독교인의 삶을 그리고 있다.
Purchase information: $17.00
 

 

 

Because He Lives2012: Because He Lives:
Faith, Hope and Love in Action
Bonus Book

by Catherine Ritch Guess
A true and living example of the faith, hope and love that emerged from one of the most horrid genocides in the world’s history, this book portrays the many ways United Methodist Women supplemental giving helps the Methodist Mission in Cambodia and the women and children there.

Purchase information:$17.95
 

 

Cesar Chavez Cover2012: Cesar Chavez: A Photographic Essay

by Ilan Stavans
Although most people recognize the name, not many realize that during the Civil Rights Era Cesar Chavez led marches trying to improve the status of itinerant workers in the United States.
Purchase information:$13.95
 

 

Faith book cover2012: Faith

FOR CHILDREN
by Maya Ajmera, Magda Nakassis and Cynthia Pon

Celebrations of faith can bring people together.
Purchase information: $7.95
 

 

Forgotten Girls: Stories of Hope and Courage2012: Forgotten Girls: Stories of Hope and Courage

by Kay Marshall Strom and Michele Rickett
All over the world, women and girls face starvation, displacement, illiteracy, sexual exploitation and abuse. These pages hold their stories of deep pain and suffering, inspiring courage and incredible hope. They are the stories of girls who have discovered their value in God’s eyes in the midst of cultures that have rejected them.
e-reader version available

Purchase information:$16.00
 

 

14 Cows for America2012: 14 Cows for America

FOR CHILDREN
by Carmen Agra Deedy and Wilson Kimeli Naiyomah 

An unexpected gift to a Kenyan village is a light of hope.
Purchase information: $17.95
 

 

14 Vacas para USA2012: 14 Vacas para USA

ESPAÑOL / PARA NIÑAS/OS
por Carmen Agra Deedy y Wilson Kimeli Naiyomah

Una historia en una lejana aldea del oeste de Kenia, África.
Purchase information: $17.95
 

 

It’s Easier to Reach Heaven Than the End of the Street: A Jerusalem Memoir2012: It’s Easier to Reach Heaven Than the End of the Street: A Jerusalem Memoir

by Emma Williams
In August 2000 Emma Williams arrived in Jerusalem with her three small children to join her husband and to work as a doctor. For the next three years, she witnessed an astonishing series of events in which hundreds of thousands of lives, including her own, were turned upside down. This powerful memoir continues to bring to life the realities of the Palestinian–Israeli conflict.

Purchase information: $16.00
 

 

Lacey and the African Grandmothers2012: Lacey and the African Grandmothers

FOR YOUTH
by Sue Farrell Holler

What difference can a young Blackfoot girl from North America make in the lives of grandmothers in Africa? A lot, as Lacey discovers. Her decision to help will bring about amazing changes in her life and her community.
Purchase information: $14.95
 

 

Thunder Over Kandahar2012: Thunder Over Kandahar

FOR YOUTH
by Sharon E. McKay

Best friends Tamanna and Yasmine cannot believe their good fortune when a school is set up in their Afghan village; however, their dreams for the future are shattered when the Taliban burn down the school and threaten the teacher and students with death. Their future in jeopardy, the girls realize they must flee.
Purchase information: $12.95
 

 

We Wait You: Waiting on God in Eastern Europe2012: We Wait You: Waiting on God in Eastern Europe

by Taryn R. Hutchison
Inspiring and humorous, We Wait You is the real-life story of hearts transformed after the Revolutions of 1989 in Eastern Europe. History and faith will come alive as you take this riveting journey with one woman who made a difference during the unforgettable events that forever changed Eastern Europe.
e-reader version available

Purchase information: $17.99
 

 
 
 

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