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Crossover Recommended Resource

Big Questions Series

Series of books by Chris Morphew (illustrated by Emma Randall) for 9-13 year-olds on the big questions of life

Australian
Ages 9-13
Children ready to explore life's big questions
2021

Clear, thoughtful, interesting, fun, and brilliantly presented. These books tackle big questions and can be useful for prompting deep conversations.

Sooner or later, kids have big questions about God, life, faith and the Bible, especially when their friends start asking them about what they believe. Big questions deserve good answers.  Common questions are:

How Do We Know that Christianity is Really True?
This pithy, fun and fast-paced book looks at what the Bible says to help 9-13s think through this big question for themselves. It explains why we can trust the Gospels as real historical documents and walks through the evidence for Jesus’ resurrection. Lively stories and illustrations make this book easy for this age group to engage with.

Why Does God Let Bad Things Happen?
This warm, reassuring and fast-paced book looks at what the Bible says to help 9-13s think through this big question for themselves. It puts the problem of suffering in the context of the Bible’s big story, and encourages readers to see that whatever they’re facing, Jesus is with them. Lively stories and illustrations make this book easy for this age group to engage with.

What Happens When We Die?
This warm, empathetic book looks at what the Bible says to help 9-13s think through this big question for themselves. It tackles common fears and stereotypes about the afterlife, and will excite readers about the promise of the new creation. Lively stories and illustrations make this book easy for this age group to engage with.

~$15 ea via Koorong Books