How Adventures in Odyssey is helping one tween girl grow

Aug 02, 2018

Every day visitors come through our front doors, but recently we had a special surprise when a tween girl from our community paid us a visit.

Her teacher had told her class they needed to make a timeline for a school project. The timeline could be about whatever they wanted, and this girl chose the history of Adventures in Odyssey.

It was by far the longest paper in the class, drawn out meticulously on a roll of craft paper – she even included photos she had found or printed off. When our receptionist, Dede, asked if she could keep it for the morning to show our staff team, this little girl was happy to oblige.

When she came back, Dede made sure she received a care package including the NIrV Adventures in Odyssey Bible, Imagination Station #10, Captain Absolutely and more!

Her mom later let us know the impact that gift had on her daughter:

“All glory to Jesus! Since she has received the Adventures in Odyssey Bible from your staff, she has been copying out verses, memorizing some and asking for us to read some of the harder words as she initiates reading! All significant breakthroughs for her, as she has struggles with reading and writing in the last few years and had dropped in confidence to say about herself ‘I can't read!’ Incidentally she wrote out the whole timeline herself. When school began last September, she refused to write anything on her own!”

Because of the support of friends like you, we’re able to help parents show God’s love to their children through Adventures in Odyssey and kids are also able to learn the joy of reading. Thank you!

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