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100 Extraordinary Stories of Prayer for Courageous Girls

In order to encourage y’all and your little readers, we’re delighted to share tried and true kid lit favorites (books or series) from our family’s collection. Today’s title is new to us and we already love 100 Extraordinary Stories of Prayer for Courageous Girls! Feel free to return the favor and tell us all about your favorites for kids in the comments!

about the book

100 Extraordinary Stories of Prayer for Courageous Girls

100 Extraordinary Stories of Prayer for Courageous GirlsPraying girls are world-changers!

And this deeply inspiring storybook proves it!

Just for the girls in your life, ages 8 and up, this collection of 100 extraordinary stories of praying women of faith–from the Bible, history, and today–will empower girls to know and understand how praying women have made a difference in the world and how much smaller our faith (and the biblical record) would be without them.

Featuring full-page, colorful illustrations alongside the true stories of praying women like Anna, Esther, Hannah, Anne Bradstreet, Shirley Dobson, Lottie Moon, Ida Scudder, Corrie ten Boom, Phillis Wheatley, and dozens more, the stories of these 100 women will encourage and inspire girls to become the praying world-changers God created them to be!

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why we like it…

Our ten-year-old daughter especially is a huge fan of the Courageous Girls collection from author Jean Fischer and Barbour Publishing. She’s been a reluctant reader for years but this collection has been a huge breakthrough for her. Since she was so taken with 100 Extraordinary Stories for Courageous Girls, we purchased The Bible for Courageous Girls for her birthday. She has been pouring over the scriptures and she has been equally excited to dive into these 100 stories of prayer.

As a parent, I am so encouraged to see her enthusiasm for reading God’s Word grow as she learns about women of faith from our history and the headlines. The author has again highlighted women from a wide range of time periods, countries, backgrounds, and professions. Rather than placing these women on a pedestal, their stories are written in an inspirational and relatable manner which encourages the young readers to join the ranks of prayer warriors across the ages.

I received a complimentary copy of this book from the publisher and was under no obligation to post a review. The opinions expressed are my own.


about the author

Jean Fischer is a professional writer with a solid background in publishing. As a freelance writer, she has co-written books with Christian authors/teachers John MacArthur, John C. Maxwell, Sarah Young, Sheila Walsh, and others.

Jean writes text for adult and children’s devotionals, fiction and nonfiction, and children’s picture and chapter books. She also creates promotional material for a leading fast-food restaurant and is a contributing writer for K-6 Language Arts textbooks.

Recent work-for-hire projects include: “The Jesus Calling Bible Storybook” by Sarah Young (Jean Fischer, compilation editor), Thomas Nelson; and “God’s Little Angel Shine Your Light” by Sheila Walsh (Jean Fischer, co-author), Thomas Nelson.

Visit her website!


also available

100 Extraordinary Stories for Courageous GirlsThe Bible for Courageous Girls How to Be a Courageous Girl of God How God Grows a Courageous Girl


I will try to share a peek of the illustrations on Instagram or Facebook live!
Wouldn’t y’all like to share this book with the kids in your life?!

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