R.M. Ballantyne’s classic boys’ adventure stories have enthralled young readers for generations, with his memorable boy-protagonists showing bravery under fire and exhibiting godly Christian character amid hair-raising dangers.
Vision Forum is now pleased to offer two of Ballantyne’s most beloved books, The Coral Island and The Gorilla Hunters—along with ten true tales of bravery from history—as part of a special audio collection read by storyteller Jim Hodges. The Brave Under Fire Audio Collection contains three CD audio albums which bring to life great adventure stories from generations past—from Sir Francis Drake’s circumnavigation of the globe to John Paul Jones’ memorable fight with the British, from Captain John Smith’s adventures at Jamestown to Ralph Rover and his two companions’ engaging saga in the South Seas.
Featuring more than 28 hours of audio, these dramatic presentations by Jim Hodges showcase remarkable feats of bravery that will fire the imagination of your boys.
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The Coral Island
When three British boys are shipwrecked on an uninhabited island they face their greatest challenge - survival. Together, philosophic Ralph Rover, bold Jack Martin, and whimsical Peterkin Gay must battle bloodthirsty pirates, cannibalistic natives, and multitudes of natural obstacles in a thrilling tale of danger and manhood. Join the sturdy trio as they learn to make weapons, hunt wild pigs, drink coconut "lemonade," and explore their new dominions. But danger lurks nearby. Can they survive the coming perils? [9.4 hours]
The Gorilla Hunters
In this exciting sequel to The Coral Island, R. M. Ballantyne continues the story of Ralph Rover, Jack Martin, and Peterkin Gay, who reunite after their South Seas adventures to hunt and study Africa's illusive Gorilla. The trio has a natural knack for finding danger, and many are the hilarious and hair-raising escapades through which they must pass. But elephants and lions are just a few of the dangers that roam the African safari - can Ralph, Jack, and Peterkin survive the machinations of a brutal slave-trader and a volatile king?
Ten Great Adventurers
Circumnavigate the globe with Sir Francis Drake, spread the gospel in Africa with David Livingstone, survive the wilds of Jamestown with Captain John Smith, penetrate the wilderness with Daniel Boone, capture Mexico with Hernan Cortes, fight the British with John Paul Jones, and search for gold with Hernando De Soto. Each chapter sounds like an exciting work of fiction, yet is based on fact. These men lived lives of adventure and it’s fitting that their stories should be told with all the drama of a great story. Men and boys alike will relate to the thrilling experiences portrayed in these pages.