William Tyndale wants to translate the Bible into English. He feels the common people of sixteenth-century England should be able to read the Scriptures for themselves. The church and government violently disagree with him.
Collin Hartley, an English boy, works with Tyndale on his dangerous project. Tyndale has to flee to Europe for his life. Collin goes along. Tyndale’s enemies follow him and try to catch him. But Tyndale manages to complete the translation. Then he has the English-language Bibles printed and smuggles them into England.
Along with Collin Hartley, you will participate in all the important events of this story. For 9- to 14-year olds.
About the Author
Louise A. Vernon was born in Coquille, Oregon. As children, her grandparents crossed the Great Plains in covered wagons. After graduating from Willamette University, she studied music and creative writing, which she taught in the San Jose public schools.