9780310727569

Gift of Peace

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  • ISBN13:

    9780310727569

  • ISBN10:

    0310727561

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-08-30
  • Publisher: Zondervan
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Summary

When Jimmy Carter was a boy, he listened to his parents talk about local politics and watched them live out their Baptist faith in the community. From the fields of his family farm to traveling the world negotiating peace talks, God guided every step of Jimmy's journey. His unwavering devotion to peace and faith helped him navigate the political waters of the governorship and presidency. Discover the extraordinary life of this world-famous humanitarian and follow in the footsteps of this incredible man of God.

Author Biography

Elizabeth Raum has written dozens of books for young readers, including biographies, history books, and picture books. She taught English and social studies to students in grades 7-12 and worked as a librarian in both elementary schools and colleges. She particularly enjoys visiting schools and libraries to talk with students about research and writing.

Table of Contents

Helping Outp. 7
Jimmy's Early Lifep. 13
Black and White Worldsp. 20
Growing Upp. 28
War and Peacep. 34
Return to Plainsp. 42
Losing an Election and Finding Faithp. 51
Governor Carterp. 58
Aiming Highp. 65
Walking Humblyp. 71
Doing Justicep. 77
Taking Care of God's Worldp. 83
Keeping the Peacep. 89
Endingsp. 95
Going Homep. 101
The Gift of Peacep. 107
What Can You Do?p. 117
Glossaryp. 119
Timelinep. 120
To Learn Morep. 123
Major Sourcesp. 125
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