Children's Biography Reading List

Heroes of the Faith Series:

  • John Bunyan: Author of Pilgrim’s Progress 
  • Amy Carmichael: A Life Abandoned 
  • Jonathan Edwards: The Great Awakener 
  • Jim Elliot: Missionary to Ecuador 
  • David Livingstone: Missionary and Explorer
  • D.L. Moody: The American Evangelist
  • John Newton: Author of Amazing Grace
  • Mary Slessor: Queen of Calabar
  • Charles Spurgeon: The Great Orator
  • Sojourner Truth: American Abolitionist
  • John Wesley: The Great Methodist

Christian Heroes Then and Now Series by Janet & Geoff Benge:

  • Gladys Aylward: The Adventure of a Lifetime
  • William Carey: Obliged to Go
  • Elisabeth Elliot: Joyful Surrender
  • Adoniram Judson: Bound for Burma
  • C.S. Lewis: Master Storyteller
  • Eric Liddell: Something Greater than Gold
  • Lottie Moon: Giving Her All for China
  • C.T. Studd: No Retreat
  • Hudson Taylor: Deep in the Heart of Africa
  • Lillian Trasher: The Greatest Wonder in Egypt
  • Cameron Townsend: Good News in Every Language
  • Isobel Kuhn: On the Roof of the World

Men and Women of Faith Series:

  • Jonathan Goforth by Rosalind Goforth
  • George Muller by Basil Miller
  • Corrie ten Boom by Kathleen White
  • Ann H. Judson of Burma by E.R. Pitman
  • Tortured for Christ by Richard Wurmbrand
  • Fanny Crosby: An Autobiography

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About the Author

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth has touched the lives of millions of women through Revive Our Hearts and the True Woman movement, calling them to heart revival and biblical womanhood. Her love for Christ and His Word is infectious, and permeates her online outreaches, conference messages, books, and two daily nationally syndicated radio programs—Revive Our Hearts and Seeking Him.

She has authored twenty-two books, including Lies Women Believe and the Truth That Sets Them Free, Seeking Him (coauthored), Adorned: Living Out the Beauty of the Gospel Together, and You Can Trust God to Write Your Story (coauthored with her husband). Her books have sold more than five million copies and are reaching the hearts of women around the world. Nancy and her husband, Robert, live in Michigan.