Books by Mississippi Writers 1996-2010
Juvenile Nonfiction by Terry Whalin Today's Heroes Series Zondervan Publishing House ($4.99, ISBN: 0310202086, 5/1996) John Perkins was raised a victim of oppression and racial prejudice in rural Mississippi. But he chose to exercise forgiveness and reconciliation toward those who oppressed him. Today, he is the head of Voice of Calvary ministries. John Perkins is a model of courage and persistence in the face of adversity, and preteen readers will be inspired by his story.