The Story of David Livingstone

The Story of David Livingstone

A clear, simple account of Livingstone's pioneer work in Africa as explorer, medical missionary, and suppressor of the slave trade. Describes the horrors of the slave trade and Livingstone's efforts to thwart the slave traders in Africa and to bring awareness of the dire situation to the people in England and around the world. Emphasizes his indomitable courage and persistence in the face of countless difficulties to achieve his lifelong goal of doing as much good as he could for those most in need of it. A volume in the highly-acclaimed Children's Heroes series, edited by John Lang.

Title:The Story of David Livingstone
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  • Phil

    A simple and celebratory biography of famed missionary-explorer David Livingstone published in 1906. It is not written from a Christian perspective, but rather a British one. There is no clear indicat...

  • Megan Carver

    Great children's book to introduce David Livingstone to a younger reader. I decided to read this after the negative comments by Tsh Oxenrider's in her new book "At Home in This World". It seems he was...

  • Rachel

    A bit dry and has lots of place names. It would be great if it had maps to go with it. It was hard to find all the places on the maps I found online and in atlases we have....

  • Leah

    AO6 Maps would have made this book much better. ...

  • Christy Bowling

    rather slow...would have loved to hear more about his missionary work...

  • Agni Sen

    Beautiful! ...