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Though Amy Carmichael got into quite a few well-intentioned mishaps as a child, her passion and zeal and her love for the Lord took her to the land of India, where she preached the gospel and rescued children from temple prostitution. This is the first biography of the esteemed missionary to be written for children.
Paperback, 187 pages
Published September 23rd 2005 by BJU Press (first published December 1st 1987)
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Alicia Willis
Aug 28, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I love this book! I find it especially wonderful that anyone can read it. Rebecca Davis did an awesome job of telling Amy's story without giving details that would frighten children. It's simple and easy to understand, yet very moving and inspirational.
Troye
Aug 13, 2007 marked it as to-read
I have encountered Amy Carmichael 3 times in the last 3 days in 3 different sermons. I know a little about her, but I assume that it is time for me to read more about her life. :)
Catrina
I like books like this; ones that are historical, and yet interesting.
Lobug
Jun 03, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: bios, for-the-kids
Perfect read-aloud book. Short chapters, lots of things to discuss. Excellent book.
Gabby
Feb 09, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Amazing story of Amy Carmichael.
Hannah
Oct 19, 2011 rated it it was amazing
READ THIS BOOK! IT IS SUPER GOOD!
Sandra Welshan
Oct 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Great story about Amy Carmichael's life. Well written for children as well as adults. I read every year with my 5th graders and they are always captivated by the events and are encouraged to think beyond their "world."
Amanda G. Stevens
Aug 19, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I first read this book when I was in fourth grade, and I was captivated. I still remember vivid details, like Amy as a child praying for blue eyes instead of brown. As a missionary, she darkened her skin and went into the temples to rescue Indian girls before they were sold into slavery. One of the Indian women who worked with her commented on the good fortune that, unlike many white people's, Amy Carmichael's eyes were not blue.

Little details like that are what brought this biography to life an
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Melissa
I remember reading this years ago, and liking it. It's a fictionalized account of Amy Carmichael's life, especially appealing to children.
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Not my favorite Christian missionary biography for children.
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     Rebecca Davis is the author of the Hidden Heroes series of missionary stories for children and their parents that tell true stories about God's work around the world. The first six are based in Ethiopia, Central African Republic; Papua, Indonesia; Southeast Asia; Colombia; and Iran.

She has also written four Christian biographies for children, With Daring Faith: A Biography of Amy Carmichael
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